Chapter 7. Storage Devices

Chapter Objectives

In this chapter you will learn:

• How to install a floppy drive

• Basic hard drive terms

• About IDE, SCSI, PATA, SATA, parallel SCSI, SAS, and SSD technologies

• How to configure storage devices

• How to fix storage device problems

• How to keep the hard drive healthy

• Effective phone communication

Image CompTIA Exam Objectives

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

801-1.1 Configure and apply BIOS settings.

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.

801-1.11 ...

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