CompTIA A+ Resources

CompTIA A+ Resources

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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.

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A Plus by Mike Meyers

CompTIA Information

Download CompTIA reference information here. Contents:

  • IT Certification Roadmap
  • CompTIA Continuing Education Guide

220-901 (Hardware)

Download all of the course material here. Contents:

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

220-902 (Software)

Download all of the course material here. Contents:

  • Module 1 PPT - Windows Features and Support Tools
  • Module 2 PPT - Installing Windows
  • Module 3 PPT - Maintaining Windows
  • Module 4 PPT - Optimizing Windows
  • Module 5 PPT - Supporting Customers and Troubleshooting Windows
  • Module 6 PPT - Troubleshooting Windows Startup
  • Module 7 PPT - Connecting to and Setting up a Network and the OSI Model
  • Module 8 PPT - Supporting Mobile Operating Systems
  • Module 9 PPT - Windows Resources on a Network
  • Module 10 PPT - Security Strategies
  • Module 11 PPT - Virtualization, Linux and Mac OS X
  • 220-901 Exam Objectives
  • 220-901 Practice Exam 1
  • 220-901 Practice Exam 2
  • 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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