CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) Exam Cram

Book description

This is the perfect study guide to help you pass CompTIA®’s new A+® Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) exams. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic, including substantial new coverage of Windows 10, as well as new PC hardware, tablets, smartphones, macOS, Linux, cloud computing, and professional-level networking and security. Extensive prep tools include quizzes, Exam Alerts, our great last-minute Cram Sheet, two full practice exams in the print book and an additional two exams in the test engine, plus complete real-time practice and feedback through Pearson’s state-of-the-art test engine. You’ll also find 14 exclusive Real-World Scenario case studies, all linked to simulations or video on our bonus content site.

 

Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your A+ Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) exams!

 

--Deploy and manage computers running Windows 10/8/7, macOS, Linux, iOS, and Android

--Master and practice the six-step A+ troubleshooting process

--Understand, install, configure, and troubleshoot motherboards, CPUs, and memory

--Test and troubleshoot power-related problems

--Use all forms of storage, including SSDs, optical devices, and RAID systems

--Work effectively with mobile devices, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones

--Configure Windows components and applications, use Windows administrative tools, and optimize Windows systems

--Repair damaged Windows environments and troubleshoot Windows issues

--Install and manage printers and other peripherals

--Understand and work with networks, network hardware, wireless protocols, and cloud technologies

--Install and configure SOHO wired/wireless networks, and troubleshoot connectivity

--Secure desktops and mobile devices, implement authentication methods, prevent malware attacks, and protect data

 

EXCLUSIVE STATE-OF-THE-ART WEB-BASED TEST ENGINE WITH 320 PRACTICE QUESTIONS!

 

Make sure you’re 100% ready for the real exam!

--Detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers

--Multiple test modes

--Random questions and order of answers

--Coverage of each current A+ exam objective

Table of contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. About This E-Book
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Table of Contents
  7. About the Author
  8. Acknowledgments
    1. About the Technical Reviewer
  9. We Want to Hear from You!
  10. Reader Services
  11. Introduction
    1. Target Audience
    2. About the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) Exams
    3. About This Book
  12. Figure Credits
  13. Part I: Introduction to Core 1 (220-1001)
    1. Core 1 (220-1001). Domain 1.0: Mobile Devices
      1. Chapter 1. Laptops, Part 1
        1. 1.1 – Given a scenario, install and configure laptop hardware and components
        2. Cram Quiz
      2. Chapter 2. Laptops, Part 2
        1. 1.2 – Given a scenario, install components within the display of a laptop
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 1.3 – Given a scenario, use appropriate laptop features
        4. Cram Quiz
      3. Chapter 3. Smartphones, Tablets, and Other Mobile Devices, Part 1
        1. 1.4 – Compare and contrast characteristics of various types of other mobile devices
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 1.5 – Given a scenario, connect and configure accessories and ports of other mobile devices
        4. Cram Quiz
      4. Chapter 4. Smartphones, Tablets, and Other Mobile Devices, Part 2
        1. 1.6 – Given a scenario, configure basic mobile device network connectivity and application support
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 1.7 – Given a scenario, use methods to perform mobile device synchronization
        4. Cram Quiz
    2. Core 1 (220-1001). Domain 2.0: Networking
      1. Chapter 5. Ports, Protocols, and Network Devices
        1. 2.1 – Compare and contrast TCP and UDP ports, protocols, and their purposes
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 2.2 – Compare and contrast common networking hardware devices
        4. Cram Quiz
      2. Chapter 6. SOHO Networks and Wireless Protocols
        1. 2.3 – Given a scenario, install and configure a basic wired/wireless SOHO network
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 2.4 – Compare and contrast wireless networking protocols
        4. Cram Quiz
      3. Chapter 7. Networked Hosts and Network Configuration
        1. 2.5 – Summarize the properties and purposes of services provided by networked hosts
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 2.6 – Explain common network configuration concepts
        4. Cram Quiz
      4. Chapter 8. Network Types and Networking Tools
        1. 2.7 – Compare and contrast Internet connection types, network types, and their features
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 2.8 – Given a scenario, use appropriate networking tools
        4. Cram Quiz
    3. Core 1 (220-1001). Domain 3.0: Hardware
      1. Chapter 9. Cables and Connectors
        1. 3.1 – Explain basic cable types, features, and their purposes
        2. 3.2 – Identify common connector types
        3. Cram Quiz
      2. Chapter 10. RAM and Storage
        1. 3.3 – Given a scenario, install RAM types
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 3.4 – Given a scenario, select, install and configure storage devices
        4. Cram Quiz
      3. Chapter 11. Motherboards and Add-on Cards
        1. 3.5 – Given a scenario, install and configure motherboards, CPUs, and add-on cards
        2. Cram Quiz
      4. Chapter 12. CPUs
        1. 3.5 – Given a scenario, install and configure motherboards, CPUs, and add-on cards
        2. Cram Quiz
      5. Chapter 13. Peripherals and Power
        1. 3.6 – Explain the purposes and uses of various peripheral types
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 3.7 – Summarize power supply types and features
        4. Cram Quiz
      6. Chapter 14. Custom PCs and Common Devices
        1. 3.8 – Given a scenario, select and configure appropriate components for a custom PC configuration to meet customer specifications or needs
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 3.9 – Given a scenario, install and configure common devices
        4. Cram Quiz
      7. Chapter 15. Printers and Multifunction Devices
        1. 3.10 – Given a scenario, configure SOHO multifunction devices/printers and settings
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 3.11 – Given a scenario, install and maintain various print technologies
        4. Cram Quiz
    4. Core 1 (220-1001). Domain 4.0: Virtualization and Cloud Computing
      1. Chapter 16. Cloud Computing and Client-side Virtualization
        1. 4.1 – Compare and contrast cloud computing concepts
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 4.2 – Given a scenario, set up and configure client-side virtualization
        4. Cram Quiz
    5. Core 1 (220-1001). Domain 5.0: Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
      1. Chapter 17. Computer Troubleshooting 101
        1. 5.1 – Given a scenario, use the best practice methodology to resolve problems
        2. Cram Quiz
      2. Chapter 18. Troubleshooting Motherboards, CPUs, RAM, and Power
        1. 5.2–Given a scenario, troubleshoot problems related to motherboards, RAM, CPUs, and power
        2. Cram Quiz
      3. Chapter 19. Troubleshooting Hard Drives and RAID Arrays
        1. 5.3–Given a scenario, troubleshoot hard drives and RAID arrays
        2. Cram Quiz
      4. Chapter 20. Troubleshooting Video Issues and Mobile Devices
        1. 5.4 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot video, projector, and display issues
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 5.5 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot common mobile device issues while adhering to the appropriate procedures
        4. Cram Quiz
      5. Chapter 21. Troubleshooting Printers
        1. 5.6 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot printers
        2. Cram Quiz
      6. Chapter 22. Troubleshooting Wired and Wireless Network Problems
        1. 5.7 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot common wired and wireless network problems
        2. Cram Quiz
    6. A+ Core 1 (220-1001) Practice Exam
      1. Exam Questions
      2. Answers at a Glance
      3. Answer Explanations
  14. Part II: Introduction to Core 2 (220-1002)
    1. Core 2 (220-1002). Domain 1.0: Operating Systems
      1. Chapter 23. Operating System Types and Windows Versions
        1. 1.1 – Compare and contrast common operating system types and their purposes
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 1.2 – Compare and contrast features of Microsoft Windows versions
        4. Cram Quiz
      2. Chapter 24. Operating System Installation
        1. 1.3 – Summarize general OS installation considerations and upgrade methods
        2. Cram Quiz
      3. Chapter 25. Microsoft Command Line Tools
        1. 1.4 – Given a scenario, use appropriate Microsoft command line tools
        2. Cram Quiz
      4. Chapter 26. Microsoft Operating System Features and Tools, Part 1
        1. 1.5 – Given a scenario, use Microsoft operating system features and tools
        2. Cram Quiz
      5. Chapter 27. Microsoft Operating System Features and Tools, Part 2
        1. 1.5 – Given a scenario, use Microsoft operating system features and tools
        2. Cram Quiz
      6. Chapter 28. Windows Control Panel Utilities
        1. 1.6 – Given a scenario, use Microsoft Windows Control Panel utilities
        2. Cram Quiz
      7. Chapter 29. Windows Networking and Application Installation
        1. 1.8 – Given a scenario, configure Microsoft Windows networking on a client/desktop
        2. 1.7 – Summarize application installation and configuration concepts
        3. Cram Quiz
      8. Chapter 30. Linux and macOS Tools
        1. 1.9 – Given a scenario, use features and tools of the macOS and Linux client/desktop operating systems
        2. Cram Quiz
    2. Core 2 (220-1002). Domain 2.0: Security
      1. Chapter 31. Physical and Logical Security
        1. 2.1 – Summarize the importance of physical security measures
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 2.2 – Explain logical security concepts
        4. Cram Quiz
      2. Chapter 32. Wireless Security, Malware, and Social Engineering
        1. 2.3 – Compare and contrast wireless security protocols and authentication methods
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 2.4 – Given a scenario, detect, remove, and prevent malware using appropriate tools and methods
        4. Cram Quiz
        5. 2.5 – Compare and contrast social engineering, threats, and vulnerabilities
        6. Cram Quiz
      3. Chapter 33. Windows Security Settings and Best Practices
        1. 2.6 – Compare and contrast the differences of basic Microsoft Windows OS security settings
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 2.7 – Given a scenario, implement security best practices to secure a workstation
        4. Cram Quiz
      4. Chapter 34. Mobile Device Security
        1. 2.8 – Given a scenario, implement methods for securing mobile devices
        2. Cram Quiz
      5. Chapter 35. Data Destruction and SOHO Security
        1. 2.9 – Given a scenario, implement appropriate data destruction and disposal methods
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 2.10 – Given a scenario, configure security on SOHO wireless and wired networks
        4. Cram Quiz
    3. Core 2 (220-1002). Domain 3.0: Software Troubleshooting
      1. Chapter 36. Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows
        1. 3.1 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot Microsoft Windows OS problems
        2. Cram Quiz
      2. Chapter 37. Troubleshooting PC Security Issues and Malware Removal
        1. 3.3 – Given a scenario, use best practice procedures for malware removal
        2. 3.2 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot and resolve PC security issues
        3. Cram Quiz
      3. Chapter 38. Troubleshooting Mobile Operating Systems
        1. Wi-Fi Troubleshooting
        2. Bluetooth Troubleshooting
        3. Troubleshooting E-mail Connections
        4. Troubleshooting and Stopping Applications
        5. Initiating Resets
        6. Additional Mobile Device Troubleshooting
        7. Cram Quiz
    4. Core 2 (220-1002). Domain 4.0: Operational Procedures
      1. Chapter 39. Documentation, Change Management, and Disaster Recovery
        1. 4.1 – Compare and contrast best practices associated with types of documentation
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 4.2 – Given a scenario, implement basic change management best practices
        4. 4.3 – Given a scenario, implement basic disaster prevention and recovery methods
        5. Cram Quiz
      2. Chapter 40. Safety Procedures and Environmental Controls
        1. 4.4 – Explain common safety procedures
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 4.5 – Explain environmental impacts and appropriate controls
        4. Cram Quiz
      3. Chapter 41. Incident Response, Communication, and Professionalism
        1. 4.6 – Explain the processes for addressing prohibited content/activity, and privacy, licensing, and policy concepts
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 4.7 – Given a scenario, use proper communication techniques and professionalism
        4. Cram Quiz
      4. Chapter 42. Basic Scripting and Remote Access Technologies
        1. 4.8 – Identify the basics of scripting
        2. Cram Quiz
        3. 4.9 – Given a scenario, use remote access technologies
        4. Cram Quiz
    5. A+ Core 2 (220-1002) Practice Exam
      1. Exam Questions
      2. Answers at a Glance
      3. Answer Explanations
    6. Chapter 43. Getting Ready for the Exams, and Farewell
      1. Getting Ready for the Exams
      2. Tips for Taking the Real Exams
      3. Beyond the CompTIA A+ Certification
  15. Index
  16. Chapter Exam Alerts
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 13
    14. Chapter 14
    15. Chapter 15
    16. Chapter 16
    17. Chapter 17
    18. Chapter 18
    19. Chapter 19
    20. Chapter 20
    21. Chapter 21
    22. Chapter 22
    23. Chapter 23
    24. Chapter 24
    25. Chapter 25
    26. Chapter 26
    27. Chapter 27
    28. Chapter 28
    29. Chapter 29
    30. Chapter 30
    31. Chapter 31
    32. Chapter 32
    33. Chapter 33
    34. Chapter 34
    35. Chapter 35
    36. Chapter 36
    37. Chapter 37
    38. Chapter 38
    39. Chapter 39
    40. Chapter 40
    41. Chapter 41
    42. Chapter 42
    43. Chapter 43
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Product information

  • Title: CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) Exam Cram
  • Author(s): David L. Prowse
  • Release date: August 2019
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 9780135301265