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Computer Maintenance Fundamentals

Author: Tim Warner

This is a great starting point for learners who are interested in entry-level IT professional concepts and skills. This path is vendor-neutral and covers installing, maintaining,... Read more

Beginner

In this section, you’ll learn about hardware basics.

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Hardware for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 8h 43m

Beginner • 8h 43m

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Description

In this course, we perform a comprehensive survey of all interior and external personal computer (PC) hardware. The subject matter maps to every objective in the Hardware domain of the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam. This is the second course in a series of five courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. BIOS/UEFI Tools
    36m 56s
  2. Motherboard Components
    40m 56s
  3. RAM Types
    40m 8s
  4. PC Expansion Cards
    36m 15s
  5. Storage Devices
    46m 16s
  6. CPUs and Cooling
    42m 2s
  7. PC Connection Interfaces
    33m 11s
  8. The Power Supply
    29m 13s
  9. Custom PC Configurations
    34m 59s
  10. Display Types
    33m 33s
  11. PC Connector Types
    28m 4s
  12. Common Peripheral Devices
    37m 14s
  13. SOHO Multifunction Devices
    35m 48s
  14. Print and Image Technologies
    32m 19s
  15. Printer Maintenance
    16m 37s

Intermediate

In this section, you’ll learn about networking and mobile device basics.

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Networking for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 4h 34m

Beginner • 4h 34m

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Description

This course fully prepares you for the Networking domain of the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam. This content also bookends quite nicely with our CompTIA Network+ learning path. This is the third course in a series of five courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Network Cables and Connectors
    36m 56s
  2. TCP/IP Basics
    38m 5s
  3. Ports and Protocols
    31m 11s
  4. Wi-Fi Networking
    32m 14s
  5. SOHO Networking
    36m 21s
  6. Internet Connection Types
    36m 3s
  7. Network Architecture Devices
    35m 39s
  8. Networking Tools
    27m 47s
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Mobile Devices for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 2h 26m

Beginner • 2h 26m

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Description

This course covers every objective from the Mobile Devices domain of the CompTIA 220-901 certification exam. This is the fourth course in a series of five courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Laptop Hardware and Components
    35m 41s
  2. Laptop Display Components
    25m 32s
  3. Laptop Features
    33m 20s
  4. Other Mobile Devices
    27m 13s
  5. Mobile Device Accessories and Ports
    25m 9s

Advanced

In this section, you’ll learn about troubleshooting hardware and network issues.

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Hardware & Network Troubleshooting for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 3h 59m

Beginner • 3h 59m

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Description

This course covers every objective in the Hardware & Network Troubleshooting content domain in the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam. This is the fifth and final course in a series of five courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Understanding the CompTIA Troubleshooting Model
    33m 36s
  2. Troubleshooting the Motherboard
    36m 12s
  3. Troubleshooting Storage
    37m 53s
  4. Troubleshooting the Display
    30m 53s
  5. Troubleshooting the Network
    35m 35s
  6. Troubleshooting Mobile Devices
    35m 7s
  7. Troubleshooting Printers
    30m 27s

What you will learn

  • Hardware
  • Networking
  • Mobile Devices
  • Hardware & Networking Troubleshooting

Pre-requisites

No prerequisites are necessary, but basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems is recommended.

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