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CompTIA IT Fundamentals Study Guide: Exam FC0–U51

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Covers 100% of exam objectives, including compare and contrast common Operating Systems and their functions and features, explain the basic software features and functions of wireless devices, identify the purpose of internal computer components, define basic security threats, and much more
Includes interactive online learning environment and study tools with:
+ 2 custom practice exams
+ More than 250 Electronic Flashcards
+ Searchable key term glossary

Your complete guide to preparing for CompTIA IT Fundamentals Exam FC0–U51
The CompTIA IT Fundamentals Study Guide is your one–stop resource for complete coverage of Exam FC0–U51. This Sybex Study Guide covers 100% of all exam FC0–U51 objectives. You′ll prepare for the exam smarter and faster with Sybex thanks to superior content including, assessment tests that check exam readiness, objective map, real–world scenarios, hands–on exercises, key topic exam essentials, and challenging chapter review questions. Reinforce what you have learned with the exclusive Sybex online learning environment and test bank, accessible across multiple devices. Get prepared for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam with Sybex.
Coverage of 100% of all exam objectives in this Study Guide means you′ll be ready for
  • Identifying and explaining computer components
  • Setting up a workstation
  • Conducting software installations
  • Establishing network connectivity
  • Identifying compatibility issues
  • Identifying and preventing security risks
  • Managing computer safety and preventive maintenance
Interactive learning environment
Take your exam prep to the next level with Sybex′s superior interactive online study tools. To access our learning environment, simply visit http://sybextestbanks.wiley.com, type in your unique PIN, and instantly gain access to
  • Interactive test bank with 2 practice exams. Practice exams help you identify areas where further review is needed. Get more than 90% of the answers correct, and you′re ready to take the certification exam. Over 100 questions total!
  • More than 250 Electronic Flashcards to reinforce learning and last minute prep before the exam
  • Comprehensive glossary in PDF format gives you instant access to the key terms so you are fully prepared
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781119096481
ISBN-10: 1119096480
Pagini: 672
Dimensiuni: 187 x 234 x 35 mm
Greutate: 0.91 kg
Editura: Sybex
Locul publicării: Hoboken, United States

Public țintă

Primary audience: For people who are not as yet proficient in using information technology. This exam is intended for users that are considering a career in IT and later considering the pursuit of a CompTIA A+ or similar certification.

Secondary audience:
Anyone who wants to learn basic computer literacy skills. IT Fundamentals bridges the gap from 0% proficiency to a level of working competence and confidence, addressing the needs of the individual and prospective/current employers.



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Covers 100% of exam objectives, including compare and contrast common Operating Systems and their functions and features, explain the basic software features and functions of wireless devices, identify the purpose of internal computer components, define basic security threats, and much more
Includes interactive online learning environment and study tools with:
+ 2 custom practice exams
+ More than 250 Electronic Flashcards
+ Searchable key term glossary

Your complete guide to preparing for CompTIA IT Fundamentals Exam FC0–U51
The CompTIA IT Fundamentals Study Guide is your one–stop resource for complete coverage of Exam FC0–U51. This Sybex Study Guide covers 100% of all exam FC0–U51 objectives. You′ll prepare for the exam smarter and faster with Sybex thanks to superior content including, assessment tests that check exam readiness, objective map, real–world scenarios, hands–on exercises, key topic exam essentials, and challenging chapter review questions. Reinforce what you have learned with the exclusive Sybex online learning environment and test bank, accessible across multiple devices. Get prepared for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam with Sybex.
Coverage of 100% of all exam objectives in this Study Guide means you′ll be ready for
  • Identifying and explaining computer components
  • Setting up a workstation
  • Conducting software installations
  • Establishing network connectivity
  • Identifying compatibility issues
  • Identifying and preventing security risks
  • Managing computer safety and preventive maintenance
Interactive learning environment
Take your exam prep to the next level with Sybex′s superior interactive online study tools. To access our learning environment, simply visit http://sybextestbanks.wiley.com, type in your unique PIN, and instantly gain access to
  • Interactive test bank with 2 practice exams. Practice exams help you identify areas where further review is needed. Get more than 90% of the answers correct, and you′re ready to take the certification exam. Over 100 questions total!
  • More than 250 Electronic Flashcards to reinforce learning and last minute prep before the exam
  • Comprehensive glossary in PDF format gives you instant access to the key terms so you are fully prepared

Cuprins

Introduction xix Assessment Test xxvii
Chapter 1 Core Hardware Components 1
Introducing Internal Components 2
Exploring Motherboards, Processors, and Memory 3
Motherboards 3
Processors 20
Memory 24
Exploring Storage and Expansion Devices 29
Hard Drives 30
Optical Drives 39
Video Cards 40
Sound Cards 42
Network Cards 43
Modems 44
Exploring Power and Cooling 44
Power Supplies 45
Cooling Systems 49
Summary 52
Exam Essentials 53
Written Labs 53
Review Questions 55
Chapter 2 Peripherals and Connectors 59
Audio, Video, and Printers 61
Audio Connectors 61
Display Devices and Connectors 63
Printers 75
Input Devices 81
Keyboards 81
Pointing Devices 87
External Storage and Other Connectors 95
External Storage Devices 95
Communications Connectors 105
Reviewing Connector Types 107
Summary 108
Exam Essentials 108
Written Labs 109
Review Questions 110
Chapter 3 Operating Systems 115
Operating System Fundamentals 117
A Brief History of Operating Systems 118
Basic Functions of Operating Systems 122
Types of Operating Systems 130
Navigating an Operating System 149
Managing Folder and File Structures 150
Additional Operating System Features 164
Summary 170
Exam Essentials 170
Chapter 3 Lab 171
Review Questions 176
Chapter 4 Software Applications 181
Common Software Applications and File Types 185
Key Software Concepts 185
Productivity Software 190
Collaboration Software 202
Utility Software 205
Specialized Software 217
Software Management Best Practices 220
Considerations for Installing Software 220
Installing and Uninstalling Software 227
Updating and Patching Software 234
Summary 242
Exam Essentials 242
Chapter 4 Lab 243
Review Questions 244
Chapter 5 Networking Technologies and Wireless Routers 249
Connection Types and Features 250
Choosing a Connection Type 251
Choosing External Network Connections 251
Choosing Internal Network Connections 261
Comparing and Contrasting Data Connections 268
Network Connectivity Essentials 269
Networking Protocol Basics 269
TCP/IP Essentials 270
Setting Up a SOHO Router 277
Basic Configuration 277
Wireless Router Security 287
Additional Wireless Router Services 290
Summary 295
Exam Essentials 295
Chapter 5 Lab 296
Part 1: Setting Up Your Wireless Router 296
Part 2: Testing Your Neighbors 296
Review Questions 297
Chapter 6 Network Sharing and Storage 301
Local Network Sharing 303
Network Types 303
Storage Options 309
Types of Local Sharing 312
Web–Based Sharing and Access 324
Cloud Concepts 325
Accessing Web–Based Resources 329
Summary 333
Exam Essentials 333
Chapter 6 Lab 334
Review Questions 336
Chapter 7 Mobile Devices 341
Using Wireless Devices 342
Wireless Usability Options 343
Configuring External Connections 348
Getting Additional Apps 364
Summary 368
Exam Essentials 369
Chapter 7 Lab 369
Review Questions 371
Chapter 8 Security Threats 375
Understanding Hacking 376
Understanding Security Threats 378
Physical Security Threats 379
Social Engineering 383
Software ]Based Security Threats 387
Summary 398
Exam Essentials 399
Chapter 8 Lab 399
Review Questions 400
Chapter 9 Security Best Practices 405
Computer and Network Security Best Practices 407
Device Hardening 407
User Account Management 421
Internet Security Best Practices 427
Web Browsing Preparation and Maintenance 427
Safe Internet Browsing 439
Using Email Safely 452
Summary 455
Exam Essentials 455
Chapter 9 Lab 456
Review Questions 458
Chapter 10 Buying and Configuring a Workstation 463
Buying and Configuring a Workstation 464
Selecting the Right Computer 464
Categories of Home and SOHO Computers 469
Setting Up a Workstation 475
Summary 484
Exam Essentials 485
Chapter 10 Lab 485
Review Questions 486
Chapter 11 Computer Support and Backups 491
Basic Computer Support Concepts 492
Understanding Troubleshooting Theory 493
Troubleshooting Examples 503
Computer Backups 522
Understanding the Importance of Backups 523
Understanding How Backups Work 524
Understanding Backup Options 524
Verifying and Testing Backups 530
Summary 531
Exam Essentials 532
Chapter 11 Lab 533
Review Questions 534
Chapter 12 Environmental and Safety Concepts 539
Safe Interactions with Computers 541
Using Proper Ergonomics 542
Understanding Power and Electricity 544
Practicing Good Device Care and Placement 557
Using Proper Disposal Methods 568
Summary 571
Exam Essentials 572
Chapter 12 Lab 573
Review Questions 574
Appendixes 579
Appendix A Answers to Written Labs 581
Appendix B Answers to Review Questions 589
Index 607

Notă biografică

Quentin Docter started in the IT industry as a tech support agent for Packard Bell in 1994. Since then he has worked in tech support, network administration, consulting, training, web development, and project management. During his career, he has achieved certifications from CompTIA (including IT Fundamentals), Microsoft, Cisco, Novell, and Sun Microsystems. He is the author of several books, including the CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide by Sybex, an imprint of Wiley.