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CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests: Exam Core 1 220-1001 and Exam Core 2 220-1002 - Second Edition

By : Jeff T. Parker, Quentin Docter
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CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests: Exam Core 1 220-1001 and Exam Core 2 220-1002 - Second Edition

By: Jeff T. Parker, Quentin Docter

Overview of this book

The CompTIA A+ certification is the most popular entry-level IT certification, with over 1 million A+ certified professionals to date. A+ certification is a crucial step in your IT career. Many businesses require this accreditation when hiring computer technicians or validating the skills of current employees. CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests, Second Edition is an indispensable part of any study plan for A+ certification. It enables you to hone your test-taking skills, focus on challenging areas, and be thoroughly prepared to ace the exam and earn your A+ certification. The book presents nine unique practice tests and two 90-question bonus tests covering all the objective domains for both the 220-1001 and 220-1002 exams. Comprehensive coverage of every essential exam topic ensures that you will know what to expect on the exam day. Over 1200 practice questions on topics including hardware, networking, mobile devices, operating systems and procedures, troubleshooting, and more, enable you to assess your performance and gain the confidence you need to pass the exam with flying colors. By the end of the book, you would have thoroughly prepared for the A+ certification and will be confident to ace the exam.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

A+ Certification Exam Objectives: Core 2 (220-1002)

The following table lists the domains measured by this examination and the extent to which they are represented on the exam.

Domain Percentage of Exam
1.0 Operating Systems 27%
2.0 Security 24%
3.0 Software Troubleshooting 26%
4.0 Operational Procedures 23%
Total 100%
Objective Chapter
1.0 Operating Systems
1.1 Compare and contrast common operating system types and their purposes. 6, 11

32-bit vs. 64-bit

- RAM limitations

- Software compatibility

6, 11

Workstation operating systems

- Microsoft Windows

- Apple Macintosh OS

- Linux

6, 11

Cell phone/tablet operating systems

- Microsoft Windows

- Android

- iOS

- Chrome OS

6, 11

Vendor-specific limitations

- End-of-life

- Update limitations

6, 11
Compatibility concerns between operating systems 6, 11
1.2 Compare and contrast features of Microsoft Windows versions. 6, 11
Windows 7 6, 11
Windows 8 6, 11
Windows 8.1 6, 11