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LO CompTIA A+ : (Exam 220-902)

Gear up to prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification 220-902 exam with the CompTIA A+ 220-902 course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The course and labs focus on all the objectives of the 220-902 exam. The 220-902 exam covers topics such as installing and configuring operating systems such as iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux; the fundamentals of cloud computing, security and operational procedures.

Here's what you will get

CompTIA A+ certification is globally recognized, vendor-neutral credential designed for IT professionals. CompTIA A+ is comprised of 2 exams: 220-901 and 220-902. CompTIA A+ 220-902 focuses on the fundamentals of cloud computing, security, and operational procedures, networking technologies, security controls, networking capabilities, operating systems, operational procedures, and many more.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam?

CompTIA recommends the following:

  • 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field
What is the exam registration fee? USD 211
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops, and performance-based questions.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 90 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 700

(on a scale of 700-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

CompTIA A+ examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  1. CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  2. If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  3. A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  4. Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification? CompTIA A+ certification expires after three years from the date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the LO-220-902, click here.
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What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • IT Support Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • IT Support Administrator
  • Technical Support Specialist

Here's what you will learn

  • TOPIC A: PC and Mobile Operating Systems
  • TOPIC B: PC Operating System Tools and Utilities
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Common Network Services
  • TOPIC B: Cloud Concepts
  • TOPIC C: Security Fundamentals
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Basic Maintenance Tools and Techniques
  • TOPIC B: Personal and Electrical Safety
  • TOPIC C: Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
  • TOPIC D: Professionalism and Communication
  • TOPIC E: Organizational Policies and Procedures
  • TOPIC F: Troubleshooting Theory
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Implement Client-Side Virtualization
  • TOPIC B: Install Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC C: Use Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC D: Configure Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC E: Upgrade Microsoft Windows
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Optimize Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC B: Back Up and Restore System Data
  • TOPIC C: Perform Disk Maintenance
  • TOPIC D: Update Software
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: The OS X Operating System
  • TOPIC B: The Linux Operating System
  • Summary
  • TOPIC B: Internet Connections
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Configure Basic Windows Networking
  • TOPIC B: Configure Windows Proxy and Firewall Settings
  • TOPIC C: Using Windows Networking Features
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Mobile Device Accessories and Ports
  • TOPIC B: Mobile Device Connectivity
  • TOPIC C: Mobile Device Synchronization
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Common Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • TOPIC B: General Security Controls
  • TOPIC C: Mobile Security Controls
  • TOPIC D: Data Destruction and Disposal Methods
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Secure Operating Systems
  • TOPIC B: Secure Workstations
  • TOPIC C: Secure SOHO Networks
  • TOPIC D: Secure Mobile Devices
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Troubleshoot PC Operating Systems
  • TOPIC B: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Operating Systems and Applications
  • TOPIC C: Troubleshoot Common Security Issues
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Operating Systems Overview and Functions
  • Windows Operating System
  • Control Panel, Installing and Upgrades
  • Graphical and Command line Administrative tools
  • Networking and Security
  • Mac, Linux and Network Operating Systems
  • Virtualization
  • Mobile Devices
  • Threats and Security Concepts
  • Troubleshooting Theory and Models
  • Operational Procedures
  • Software Troubleshooting
  • Conclusion

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Viewing the iOS version
  • Viewing system properties
  • Labeling the Start menu of Windows 8
  • Showing hidden and system-protected files
  • Launching the command prompt with administrative privileges
  • Enabling Hyper-V
  • Joining a HomeGroup
  • Creating a homegroup
  • Creating a virtual machine
  • Changing a basic disk into a dynamic disk
  • Changing the time zone
  • Viewing processes details in the task manager
  • Turning on system protection
  • Changing the refresh rate in Windows 7
  • Changing the system's screen saver
  • Exploring installed hardware
  • Configuring screen resolution
  • Listing files and folders
  • Turning on Windows Firewall
  • Changing the display settings of a laptop
  • Changing the system's virtual memory
  • Creating a backup of a local disk
  • Creating a restore point
  • Turning on file history for a drive
  • Running Disk Defragmenter in Windows 7
  • Cleaning up the hard disk drive
  • Updating a device driver
  • Configuring Windows Defender
  • Creating and listing directories
  • Modifying ownership of a file
  • Verifying the working directory
  • Configuring the TCP/IP values
  • Adding and removing an IPv6 address
  • Creating a rule that exempts hosts from authentication
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with advanced security
  • Configuring Windows 7 to use a proxy server
  • Connecting to a remote computer
  • Configuring remote desktop
  • Enabling remote assistance
  • Sharing a folder
  • Setting up a VPN in Android
  • Establishing a Bluetooth connection
  • Downloading and installing the Avast antivirus, and scanning the system
  • Examining file permissions
  • Configuring BitLocker for an identification field
  • Encrypting flash drive with BitLocker
  • Configuring Internet settings on a router
  • Encrypting a folder
  • Configuring SSID
  • Locking an iPhone with a password
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LO CompTIA A+ : (Exam 220-902)
ISBN : 9781616918590
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