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A+ Guide to Managing & Maintaining Your PC, International Edition (with Printed Access Card)

A+ Guide to Managing & Maintaining Your PC, International Edition (with Printed Access Card)
 

Provides a comprehensive introduction to managing and maintaining computer hardware and software. This book integrates the CompTIA A+ Exam objectives to prepare students for the 220-801 and 220-802 certification exams. It features extensive updates to reflect technology, techniqu... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781133135364
Barcode 9781133135364
Published 1 January 2013 by Cengage Learning, Inc
Format Mixed media product/Mixed Media, International Edition, Contains 1 Paperback / softback and 1 Digital online
Author(s) By Andrews, Jean
Availability Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)

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ISBN-13 9781133135364
ISBN-10 1133135366
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Cengage Learning, Inc
Imprint Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication Date 1 January 2013
International Publication Date 31 January 2013
Publication Country United States United States
Format Mixed media product/Mixed Media, International Edition, Contains 1 Paperback / softback and 1 Digital online
Contains Contains 1 Paperback / softback and 1 Digital online
Edition International Edition
Author(s) By Andrews, Jean
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Systems Management
Personal Computers
Number of Pages 1344
Dimensions Width: 218mm
Height: 277mm
Spine: 39mm
Weight 2,375g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Computing: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education;General/trade
Dewey Code 004.160288
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

This step-by-step, highly visual text provides a comprehensive introduction to managing and maintaining computer hardware and software. Written by best-selling author and educator Jean Andrews, A+ Guide To Managing And Maintaining Your Pc, International Edition closely integrates the CompTIA A+ Exam objectives to prepare students for the 220-801 and 220-802 certification exams. The new Eighth Edition also features extensive updates to reflect current technology, techniques, and industry standards in the dynamic, fast-paced field of PC repair. Each chapter covers both core concepts and advanced topics, organizing material to facilitate practical application and encourage students to learn by doing. Supported by a wide range of supplemental resources to enhance learning - including innovative instructional tools, interactive exercises and activities, and online study guides - this proven text offers students an ideal way to prepare for success as a professional PC repair technician.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 1. Working Inside a Computer and Hardware Maintenance. 2. Introduction to Windows Operating Systems. 3 All About Motherboards. 4. Supporting Processors and Memory 5. Supporting Hard Drives. 6. Installing Windows. 7. Installing and Supporting I/O and Storage Devices. 8. Satisfying Customer Needs. 9. Maintaining Windows. 10. Optimizing Windows. 11. Troubleshooting Windows and Applications. 12. Troubleshoting Hardware at Startup. 13. Troubleshooting Windows Startup. 14. Connecting to and Setting up a Network. 15. Networking Types, Devices, and Cables. 16. Windows Resources on a Network. 17. Security Strategies. 18. Supporting Laptops. 19. Mobile Devices and Client-side Virtualization. 20. Supporting Printers. Appendix A: History of Operating Systems. Appendix B: Windows Vista. Appendix C: Windows XP. Appendix D: Creating a Standard Image. Appendix E: Keystroke Shortcuts in Windows. Appendix F: CompTIA A+ Acronyms.

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Author's Bio

Jean Andrews has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry, including more than 13 years in the college classroom. She has worked in a variety of businesses designing, writing, and supporting application software; managing a PC repair help desk; and troubleshooting wide area networks. She has written numerous books on software, hardware, and the Internet, including the bestselling A+ GUIDE TO MANAGING AND MAINTAINING YOUR PC, 8th Edition, and A+ GUIDE TO HARDWARE: MANAGING, MAINTAINING AND TROUBLESHOOTING, Sixth Edition. She lives in north Georgia.

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