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CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 1.3: Given a scenario, apply appropriate Microsoft command line tools Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 1.3: 1.3 Given a scenario, apply appropriate Microsoft command line tools. TASKKILL BOOTREC SHUTDOWN TASKLIST MD RD CD DEL FORMAT COPY XCOPY ROBOCOPY DISKPART SFC CHKDSK GPUPDATE GPRESULT DIR EXIT HELP EXTRACT [command name] /? Commands[…] Read more »

Published January 9, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Given a scenario, troubleshoot and repair common mobile device issues while adhering to the appropriate procedure: CompTIA A+ Exam 220-901 sub-objective 4.5 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 4.5: 4.5 Given a scenario, troubleshoot and repair common mobile device issues while adhering to the appropriate procedures. Click here for more[…] Read more »

Published December 1, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Given a scenario, troubleshoot wired and wireless networks with appropriate tools: CompTIA A+ Exam 220-901 sub-objective 4.4 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 4.4: Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 4.4 Given a scenario, troubleshoot wired and wireless networks with[…] Read more »

Published November 23, 2016 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCertBlaster Test EngineExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Given a scenario, troubleshoot common video, projector and display issues: CompTIA A+ Exam 220-901 sub-objective 4.3 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 4.3: 4.3 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common video, projector and display issues. Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 &[…] Read more »

Published November 21, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Given a scenario, troubleshoot hard drives and RAID arrays with appropriate tools: CompTIA A+ Exam 220-901 sub-objective 4.2 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 4.2: 4.2 Given a scenario, troubleshoot hard drives and RAID arrays with appropriate tools. Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for[…] Read more »

Published November 21, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

What should you expect of a CompTIA A+ Practice Test? First is First: The Exam Objectives This includes two “firsts” (can you really have more than one first?):The first commandment in our Ten Commandments to IT Cert Prep.First comes the exam objectives as there can’t be a meaningful A+ practice without first[…] Read more »

Published November 14, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Compare and contrast accessories & parts of mobile devices: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 3.5 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 3.5: 3.5 Compare and contrast accessories & parts of mobile devices. > Connection types - NFC - Proprietary vendor specific ports (communication /power) - MicroUSB/miniUSB - Bluetooth - IR - Hotspot/tethering > Accessories - Headsets - Speakers - Game pad - Docking[…] Read more »

Published November 10, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Explain the characteristics of various types of other mobile devices: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 3.4 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 3.4: 3.4 Explain the characteristics of various types of other mobile devices. > Tablets > Smart phones > Wearable technology devices - Smart watches - Fitness Monitors - Glasses and headsets > Phablets > e-Reader > Smart camera >[…] Read more »

Published November 9, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Explain the function of components within the display of a laptop: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 3.2 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 3.2: 3.2 Explain the function of components within the display of a laptop.Types LCD TTL vs. IPS Fluorescent vs. LED backlighting OLEDWi-Fi antenna connector/placement Webcam Microphone Inverter Digitizer Click here for more info about our A+ Practice[…] Read more »

Published November 3, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Install and configure laptop hardware and components: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 3.1 – Part 2 of 2 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 3.1: 3.1 Install and configure laptop hardware and components.As this sub-objective covers a lot of ground we decided to break thos post up in a Part I[…] Read more »

Published November 1, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Install and configure laptop hardware and components: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 3.1 – Part 1 of 2 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 3.1: 3.1 Install and configure laptop hardware and components. The items in blue font are covered in Part I of this post and the ones in red font[…] Read more »

Published October 25, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Given a scenario, use appropriate networking tools: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 2.9 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 2.9: 2.9 Given a scenario, use appropriate networking tools. - Crimper - Cable stripper - Multimeter - Tone generator & probe - Cable tester - Loopback plug - Punchdown tool - WiFi analyzer Click here for more info about our A+[…] Read more »

Published October 19, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902CertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Compare and contrast architecture devices, their functions, and features: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 2.8 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 2.8 A+ Sub-objective 2.8: "Compare and contrast network architecture devices, their functions, and features" > Hub > Switch > Router > Access point > Bridge > Modem > Firewall > Patch panel > Repeaters/extenders > Ethernet over Power > Power over[…] Read more »

Published October 12, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Compare and contrast various WiFi networking standards and encryption types: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 2.5 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 2.5 Sub Objective 2.5 “Compare and contrast various WiFi networking standards and encryption types”> Standards - 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac - Speeds, distances and frequencies> Encryption types - WEP, WPA, WPA2, TKIP, AESIn this[…] Read more »

Published September 26, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902CompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Explain common TCP and UDP ports, protocols, and their purpose: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 2.4 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 2.4 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 2.4 Explain common TCP and UDP ports, protocols, and their purpose.>Ports -[…] Read more »

Published September 20, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902CompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Explain the properties and characteristics of TCP/IP: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 2.3 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 2.3 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 2.3 Explain the properties and characteristics of TCP/IP. > IPv4 vs. IPv6 > Public vs. private[…] Read more »

Published September 14, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902CompTIALearning resources

Compare and contrast the characteristics of connectors and cabling: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 2.2 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 2.2 2.2 Compare and contrast the characteristics of connectors and cabling.> Fiber - Types (single-mode vs. multi-mode) - Speed and transmission limitations> Twisted pair - Types: STP, UTP, CAT3, CAT5, CAT5e, CAT6,[…] Read more »

Published September 9, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902CompTIALearning resources

Identify the various types of network cables and connectors: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 2.1 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 2.1 Sub-Objective 2.1: “Identify the various types of network cables and connectors”> Fiber - Connectors: SC, ST and LC> Twisted Pair - Connectors: RJ-11, RJ-45> Wiring standards: T568A, T568B - Coaxial - Connectors:[…] Read more »

Published September 8, 2016 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902CompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Compare and contrast the various print technologies & printer maintenance: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objectives 1.14 & 1.15 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 1.14: “Compare and contrast differences between the various print technologies[…] Read more »

Published September 6, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902CompTIALearning resources

Install SOHO multifunction device / printers and configure appropriate settings: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 1.13 First and foremost we have to say it even if you already know it: SOHO stands for Small Office - Home Office (a growing trend these days). Here are the details of A+ Hardware 1.0 sub-objective[…] Read more »

Published August 30, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902CompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

Install and configure common peripheral devices: CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 1.12 Items covered in this post: CompTIA A+ 220-901 Exam Objective 1.12 “Install and configure common peripheral devices.”    > Input devices - Mouse - Keyboard - Scanner - Barcode reader - Biometric devices - Game pads - Joysticks - Digitizer - Motion sensor - Touch pads - Smart card readers - Digital cameras - Microphone -[…] Read more »

Published August 26, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902CompTIALearning resources

Identify PC connector types and cables: CompTIA A+ 901 sub-objective 1.11 (Part II) NOTE: This is installment two (click here for part I). We here will look at device cables & connectors as well as adapters and convertors as per CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 1.11. Click here for more info about our[…] Read more »

Published August 17, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902CompTIALearning resources

Identify PC connector types and cables: CompTIA A+ 901 sub-objective 1.11 (Part I) NOTE: In this section we will look at the various connector types on PCs and other devices including the cable types they use as defined by CompTIA A+ 220-901 sub-objective 1.11. This is Part I and will cover[…] Read more »

Published August 15, 2016 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902CompTIALearning resources

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