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Complete CompTIA® A+ Guide to PCs, Sixth Edition by Cheryl Schmidt

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Computer Repair

Chapter Objectives

In this chapter you will learn:

• Good qualities a technician should have

• What connects to different ports of a computer

• Important computer parts

• Basic computer terms

Image CompTIA Exam Objectives

What CompTIA A+ exam objectives are covered in this chapter?

801-1.2 Differentiate between motherboard components, their purposes and properties.

801-1.5 Install and configure storage devices and use appropriate media.

801-1.7 Compare and contrast various connection interfaces and explain their purpose.

801-1.10 Given a scenario, evaluate types and features of display devices.

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