The powerful, easy way to prepare for the new
CompTIA A+ Exams!
The brand-new CompTIA A+ LiveLessons is the ultimate electronic study package for today’s A+ candidate! CompTIA A+ LiveLessons offers more than 13 hours of expert, step-by-step video walkthroughs covering exam objectives for both A+ exams. Just watch, master, and review the new A+ objectives. This product provides comprehensive preparation for both new CompTIA A+ exams:
Part 1: Hardware, Section 1: Firmware
This lesson covers Firmware BIOS and CMOS.
Part 1: Hardware, Section 2: Hardware
This lesson includes coverage of A+ hardware topics such as Motherboards, Memory, power supplies, ports and connectors, and storage devices
Part 2: Windows XP, Section 1: Before Installation
This lesson discusses how to prepare the PC to accept the operating system.
Part 2: Windows XP, Section 2: The Installation
This lesson discusses in detail how to install an operating system.
Part 2: Windows XP, Section 3: Using the Desktop
This section covers using the desktop including Windows Explorer, the Start Menu, and the Taskbar.
Part 2: Windows XP, Section 4: Control Panel
This lesson covers the Control Panel and using Admin tools.
Part 2: Windows XP, Section 5: Accessories
This lesson covers Accessories and system tools.
Part 2: Windows XP, Section 6: Drive Properties
This lesson covers Drive Properties such as backup, Chksk, defragment, and disk cleanup.
Part 2: Windows XP, Section 7: Installation CD
This lesson covers the Installation CD Recovery Console and In-Place Recovery.
Part 2: Windows XP, Section 8: Additional Windows XP Topics
This lesson covers a variety of Windows XP topics such as Task Manager, The Registry, Shortcuts, and the Advanced Options Menu.
Part 3: Windows Vista
This lesson gives you a solid background Windows Vista for the A+ exam.
Part 4: Windows 7, Section 1: Introduction
This lesson is an introduction to Windows 7 and the Start Menu.
Part 4: Windows 7, Section 2: Control Panel-System and Security
This lesson is covers the Control Panel, Systems Security and the Admin Tools.
Part 4: Windows 7, Section 3: Control Panel-Hardware and Sound
This lesson covers hardware and sound including autoplay, power options and the Windows Mobility Center.
Part 4: Windows 7, Section 4: Control Panel-Programs
This lesson is an introduction to programs.
Part 4: Windows 7, Section 5: Control Panel-User Accounts and Family Safety
This lesson covers user accounts and family safety including Parental Controls and Credential Manager.
Part 4: Windows 7, Section 6: Control Panel-Appearance and Personalization
This lesson covers Appearance and Personalization including Desktop Gadgets, Display, and Folder Options.
Part 4: Windows 7, Section 7: Control Panel-Clock, Language, and Region
This lesson covers the Clock, Language, and Region settings in the Control Panel.
Part 4: Windows 7, Section 8: Control Panel-Ease of Access
This lesson covers the Ease of Access Center.
Part 4: Windows 7, Section 9: Accessories-Introduction
This lesson is an introduction to accessories such as the Remote Desktop Connection, Sync Center and Offline Files.
Part 4: Windows 7, Section 10: Accessories-System Tools
This lesson covers the Accessories System Tools including Computer and Drive Mapping, System Information and Windows Easy Transfer.
Part 5: Printers
This lesson covers printer hardware and how to configure printers in Windows XP as well as configuring devices and printers in Windows 7.
Part 6: Laptops
This lesson covers laptop hardware, memory, displays, input devices and power management.
Part 7: Networking, Section 1: Topologies and Physical Connections
This lesson covers the topologies and physical connections of your network.
Part 7: Networking, Section 2: Protocols and Configuration Settings
This lesson covers the protocols and configuration settings on the local network.
Part 7: Networking, Section 3: Communication Outside the Local Network
This lesson covers communication outside the local network.
Part 8: Security
Network security is discussed in this lesson. Topics include physical security and authentication, firewalls, wireless security, and malware.
Part 9: Operational Procedures
This lesson covers environmental issues along with customer service issues.
About the Authors:
Beth Smithis a computer technician with 14 years of classroom teaching and software development experience. Her teaching experience includes A+ Computer Technology and Network + certification classes at the college level and seminars at the corporate level. During her teaching career, Beth has held A+, Network +, and MCSE certifications.
Robin Donald Grahamis a composer and a programmer with 20 years of classroom experience. He developed and taught courses in digital electronics, math, programming, computer repair, and various other subjects related to computer technology. His hobby of photography helped him in creating many of the photographs used in the LiveLessons labs.