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Complete A+ Guide to PC Repair, Fifth Edition Update, The (2-download), 5th Edition

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  • Copyright 2012
  • Edition: 5th
  • eBook (Adobe DRM)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-277343-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-277343-0

Cheryl Schmidt’s The Complete A+ Guide to PC Repair, Fifth Edition Update presents the fundamentals of computer desktop and laptop installation, configuration, maintenance, and networking through simple, step-by-step instruction based on CompTIA A+® 2011 Edition objectives. With a focused emphasis on security and customer service skills, this comprehensive book on computer repair introduces the most important tools students need to become professional, customer-friendly technicians using today’s technology.

The A+ Certification Exam criteria are being updated, effective January 2011, to include Windows 7. The Fifth Edition Update now includes Windows 7 material.

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Table of Contents

Contents

Chapter 1 • Introduction to Computer Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Chapter 2 • On the Motherboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Chapter 3 • System Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

Chapter 4 • Disassembly and Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

Chapter 5 • Logical Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151

Chapter 6 • Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163

Chapter 7 • Storage Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197

Chapter 8 • Multimedia Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263

Chapter 9 • Other Peripherals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305

Chapter 10 • Internet Connectivity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361

Chapter 11 • Basic Windows and Windows Commands . . . . . . . 391

Chapter 12 • Windows XP, Vista, and 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 473

Chapter 13 • Introduction to Networking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 587

Chapter 14 • Computer and Network Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 663

Online Chapter • Floppy Drives

Online Chapter • Windows 98

Online Chapter • Windows NT

Online Chapter • Windows 2000 Professional

Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 705

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 727

Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 761

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