CompTIA A+ Resources

CompTIA A+ Resources

Student textbook:

This textbook is the only thing I used to pass my A+ exam. I've also met the author personally and he is an excellent educator and technician.

ISBN-13: 978-1259589515

ISBN-10: 125958951X

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A Plus by Mike Meyers

Contact the Instructor

My name is Elijah Hopkins. The best way to reach me 24/7 is by e-mail at coloradopcpro@gmail.com, which sends e-mails to me only. No need to be formal. I'm here to help, so don't hesitate to ask whatever is on your mind.

CompTIA Information

Download CompTIA reference information here. Contents:

  • IT Certification Roadmap
  • CompTIA Continuing Education Guide

220-901 (Hardware)

The 2019 material can be found here.

The 2018 course material can be found here. Contents:

  • Module 1 slides - First Look at Computer Parts and Tools
  • Module 2 slides - Working Inside Desktop Computers and Laptops
  • Module 3 slides - All About Motherboards
  • Module 4 slides - Supporting Processors and Upgrading Memory
  • Module 5 slides - Supporting the Power System and Troubleshooting Computers
  • Module 6 slides - Supporting Hard Drives and Other Storage Devices
  • Module 7 slides - Supporting I/O Devices
  • Module 8 slides - Connecting to and Setting Up a Network
  • Module 9 slides - Supporting Network Hardware
  • Module 10 slides - Supporting Printers and Customizing a System
  • Module 11 slides - CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Objectives
  • 220-901 Exam Objectives
  • 220-901 Practice Exam 1 (Removed until 2019 class takes it)
  • 220-901 Practice Exam 2 (Removed until 2019 class takes it)
  • 220-801/802 Study Guide (50-page)

220-902 (Software)

The 2019 course material can be found here. It will be uploaded as the class goes on.

The 2018 course material can be found here. Contents:

  • Module 1 slides - Windows Features and Support Tools
  • Module 2 slides - Installing Windows
  • Module 3 slides - Maintaining Windows
  • Module 4 slides - Optimizing Windows
  • Module 5 slides - Supporting Customers and Troubleshooting Windows
  • Module 6 slides - Troubleshooting Windows Startup
  • Module 7 slides - Connecting to and Setting up a Network and the OSI Model
  • Module 8 slides - Supporting Mobile Operating Systems
  • Module 9 slides - Windows Resources on a Network
  • Module 10 slides - Security Strategies
  • Module 11 slides - Virtualization, Linux and Mac OS X
  • 220-901 Exam Objectives
  • 220-901 Practice Exam 1 (Removed until 2019 class takes it)
  • 220-901 Practice Exam 2 (Removed until 2019 class takes it)
  • 220-801/802 Study Guide (50-page)

Additional Resources

Professor Messer's library of CompTIA A+ videos can be found on this playlist.

Some example questions can be found here.

Instructor Textbooks

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ISBN-13: 978-1-305-26645-2
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A+ Guide to Software: Managing, Maintaining and Troubleshooting. ISBN-13: 978-1-305-26650-6
ISBN-13: 978-1-305-26650-6
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