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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)

Chapter 8: Software Troubleshooting

  1. C. There are many other forms of malware in addition to viruses. While a true antivirus program will scan for viruses, anti-malware programs are a superset of virus scanners and will look for more than just traditional viruses. One program included with Windows that falls into this category is Windows Defender, which is mainly a spyware detector (and incorporates Microsoft Security Essentials, or MSE, with it as of Windows 8 and later).
  2. C. A common cause for lack of wireless connectivity is for a device to be in airplane mode. Make sure the device is not in that mode, and do a hard reboot if necessary.
  3. C. If the operating system is missing, it could be due to a bad or corrupt boot sector on the hard drive, or the operating system may indeed be missing. If the hard drive is actually OK, then use the installation DVD (you may have to set the BIOS to use the DVD drive as your primary boot device) or the Windows Repair CD. In Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1...