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IT Professional Fundamentals: Hardware

by Daniel Lachance

This course will teach you how to determine which type of IT computer hardware should be used as well as how to connect components to computers including storage and multifunction print devices.

What you'll learn

IT technicians must understand how hardware components work together, and which components are required to fulfill a specific need. In this course, IT Professional Fundamentals: Hardware, you’ll learn how to identify and configure a variety of IT hardware solutions. First, you’ll explore various types of computer peripherals and how to select components based on computing needs. Next, you’ll discover common cables and interface connection types, internal computer components such as CPUs and bus expansion slots, as well as local and network storage solutions. Finally, you’ll learn how to manage printer and multifunction devices. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of computer hardware needed to support an IT computing environment.

About the author

Daniel Lachance, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+®, CompTIA Network+®, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Cloud Essentials, MCITP, MCTS, MCSA, is the owner of Lachance IT Consulting Inc. He is the author of the CompTIA Server+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification Study Guide, and co-author of CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams. Mr. Lachance is an experienced trainer having delivered IT training in Canada and the Caribbean since the 1990s on topics ranging f... more

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