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CompTIA A+ 220-902 Exam 2 (Course & Labs)

ISBN : 9781616916299

Kick start your prep for the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam with CompTIA A+ 220-902 Exam 2 course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The cert guide provides complete coverage of objectives covered in the 220-902 exam and includes topics such as installing and configuring operating systems such as iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux; the fundamentals of cloud computing, security and operational procedures. The study guide provides knowledge and skills on all the basic and advanced technologies covered in the exam.

CompTIA A+ certification is globally recognized, vendor-neutral credential designed for IT professionals. CompTIA A+ is comprised of two exams: 220-901 and 220-902. 220-902 exam covers the fundamentals of cloud computing, security, and operational procedures. This certification supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used.

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Pre Assessment Questions
Post Assessment Questions
Performance lab
Video tutorials

Videos and How To

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

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Exam related FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?

CompTIA recommends the following:

  • 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field
What is the exam registration fee? USD 211
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops, and performance-based questions.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 90 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 700

(on a scale of 0-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the A+ examination, CompTIA's retake policies are:

  1. CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least 14 calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  2. If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  3. A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  4. Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification? CompTIA A+ certification expires after three years from the date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 220-902-complete, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • IT Support Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • IT Support Administrator
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Understanding Operating Systems
  • Going Virtual
  • Preparing for the Exam
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Interacting with Operating Systems
  • Administrative Tools
  • Disk Management
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Windows Editions
  • Installing Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Boot Methods
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Windows 7 Editions
  • Installing Windows 7
  • The Windows 7 Boot Sequences
  • Windows 7 Features
  • Windows 7 Administrative Tools
  • Unique Control Panel Utilities
  • Networking and Windows 7
  • Windows 7 System Performance and Optimization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Windows Vista Editions
  • Installing Windows Vista
  • The Windows Vista Boot Sequences
  • Windows Vista Features
  • Windows Vista Administrative Tools
  • Distinctive Utilities
  • Networking and Windows Vista
  • Vista System Performance and Optimization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Best Practices
  • Tools
  • Features
  • Basic Linux Commands
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Common Prevention Methods
  • Common Security Threats
  • Workstation Security Best Practices
  • Working with Windows OS Security Settings
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Destruction and Disposal Methods
  • Securing a SOHO Network (Wireless)
  • Securing a SOHO Network (Wired)
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Network Services
  • Understanding Cloud Computing and Virtualization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Mobile Operating Systems
  • Network Connectivity and Email
  • Mobile Device Synchronization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Troubleshooting Theory
  • Troubleshooting Operating Systems
  • Troubleshooting Security Issues
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Issues
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Security Issues
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Safety Procedures
  • Understanding Environmental Controls
  • Understanding Policies, Licensing, and Privacy
  • Demonstrating Professionalism
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Mapping Videos to CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Understanding elements of a notepad window
  • Examining file permissions
  • Changing the system's screen saver
  • Viewing the paging file information
  • Auto-hiding the taskbar
  • Labeling the Start menu of Windows 8
  • Creating a virtual PC machine
  • Changing the time zone
  • Showing hidden and system-protected files
  • Observing the Control Panel options in different views
  • Running different parameters of the chkdsk command
  • Configuring Performance Monitor
  • Viewing processes details in the task manager
  • Disabling certain applications and services at startup
  • Viewing sound card driver version
  • Creating a backup of a local disk
  • Changing a basic disk into a dynamic disk
  • Installing Windows 8
  • Describing boot files
  • Installing Windows 7 using VMware
  • Rolling back to a restore point
  • Turning on Windows 7 firewall logs
  • Configuring password policies
  • Creating a homegroup
  • Connecting to a remote desktop
  • Running power troubleshooter
  • Configuring the TCP/IP values
  • Understanding network card properties
  • Exploring installed applications
  • Customizing user account notification settings
  • Identifying tools used in Mac OS and Linux
  • Working with local Ethernet connection
  • Listing Files and Directories
  • Understanding Linux commands
  • Verifying the working directory
  • Modifying the ownership of a file
  • Creating and listing directories
  • Listing Files of the Current Directory
  • Identifying types of firewall
  • Describing types of viruses
  • Disabling the guest account
  • Configuring BitLocker for an identification field
  • Locking an iPhone with a Password
  • Configuring settings to allow pop-ups
  • Configuring Windows 7 to use a proxy server
  • Understanding email protocols
  • Using Google's cloud services
  • Enabling Hardware Virtualization
  • Activating Google Now
  • Downloading Instagram from the Google Play Store
  • Downloading Instagram from the App Store.
  • Configuring an Email in Android
  • Disabling cellular data on an iPhone
  • Turning on personal hotspot of an iPhone
  • Setting Up a VPN in Android
  • Connecting an iPhone to the Wi-Fi network
  • Establishing a Bluetooth connection
  • Turning on Airplane Mode of an iPhone
  • Viewing the iOS version
  • Cleaning up the hard disk drive
  • Configuring system in the event of a BSOD
  • Running Disk Defragmenter in Windows 7
  • Running Microsoft Security Essentials and removing infected files
  • Identifying symptoms of problems with the mobile OS
  • Understanding personal safety while moving equipment
  • Identifying guidelines for effective communication