The Total CompTIA A+ Certification Core 1 (220-1001) Prep Course

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131 Lessons (17h)

  • Your First Program
  • All About the CompTIA A+
    CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) Introduction2:04
    What is the CompTIA A+?2:12
    Why get CompTIA A+ Certified?2:52
    What is on the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) Exam?8:51
    How to Pass the CompTIA A+ Exams4:14
    How to Use this Video Course2:32
  • Book Chapter 1 - Safety and Professionalism
    Tools of the Trade6:18
    Troubleshooting Theory9:59
  • Book Chapter 2: The Visible Computer
    Primary PC Components4:51
    External Connections10:37
    Inside the PC7:48
    What is a Computer?6:55
  • Book Chapter 3 - CPUs
    What is a CPU?15:04
    CPU Speeds and Cores12:02
    CPU Sockets12:16
    Installing a CPU11:03
    Liquid Cooling3:58
  • Book Chapter 4 - RAM
    RAM Technology10:36
    RAM Capacity7:59
    RAM Features7:23
    Installing RAM7:24
  • Book Chapter 5 - Firmware
    What is the BIOS?6:02
    System Setup8:59
    Troubleshooting Firmware11:53
  • Book Chapter 6 - Motherboards
    Form Factors6:22
    Touring the Motherboard14:11
    Touring the Case6:46
    Installing a Motherboard9:16
  • Book Chapter 7 - Power Supplies
    The Power Supply8:30
    Mouting a Power Supply5:18
    Choosing a Power Supply7:39
    Cooling Your PC11:26
    Troubleshooting Power Supplies9:19
    Troubleshooting Core Components14:19
  • Book Chapter 8 - Mass Storage Technologies
    Introduction to Mass Storage12:32
    Magnetic Disk Drives8:28
    Solid State Drives8:03
    Boot Order6:56
  • Book Chapter 9 - Implementing Mass Storage
    New Installation - First Drive5:23
    Hardware RAID7:01
    Mass Storage Troubleshooting8:00
  • Book Chapter 10 - Essential Peripherals
    Optical Media9:53
    USB Standards10:11
    Understanding USB10:47
    Configuring USB7:16
    Thunder and Lightning5:41
    Keyboards and Mice7:57
    Sight and Sound6:35
    Readers and Scanners7:33
    Using Expansion Cards7:55
  • Book Chapter 11 - Building a PC
    The Right PC for the Job12:37
  • Book Chapter 17 - Display Technologies
    Monitor Technologies7:51
    LCD Breakdown4:14
    Graphics Cards and Connections13:06
    Installing a Graphics Card6:47
    Troubleshooting Monitors5:42
  • Book Chapter 18 - Essentials of Networking
    Introduction to Networking8:10
    Hubs vs. Switches5:17
    WANs and Routers9:12
    Cables and Connectors10:35
    Crimping Cables10:03
    Structured Cabling10:40
  • Book Chapter 19 - Local Area Networking
    Introduction to TCP/IP14:22
    Network IDs and Subnet Masks4:44
    Special IP Addresses9:26
    Dynamic IP Addressing9:51
    Port Numbers11:52
    TCP, UDP, and ICMP6:08
    Understanding DNS8:48
    Working with DNS7:26
    Windows Naming7:40
    Basic Router Configuration12:02
    Advanced Router Configuration6:15
    Network Troubleshooting5:25
  • Book Chapter 20 - Wireless Networking
    Wireless Network Hardware10:40
    Wi-Fi Standards9:32
    Basic WAP Setup11:09
    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network8:42
    It's a Huge Mesh4:15
    Beyond Wi-Fi6:56
    Troubleshooting Wireless Connections6:59
  • Book Chapter 21 - The Internet
    Beyond the LAN2:57
    Internet Tiers5:58
    Dial-up Connections8:18
    Broadband Connections10:09
    Firewalls and Servers6:15
    Proxy Servers6:23
    Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)7:59
    Internet of Things (IoT)3:48
  • Book Chapter 22 - Virtualization
    Understanding Virtualization10:14
    Your First Virtual Machine11:27
    Advanced Virtualization Setup10:20
    Cloud Computing7:57
    Cloud Ownership2:35
    Cloud-Based Applications6:23
  • Book Chapter 23 - Portable Computing
    Laptop Features8:09
    Laptop Hardware Troubleshooting - The Tools4:54
    Laptop Hardware - Core Hardware3:41
    Laptop Hardware - CPU and Motherboard6:57
    Touring Your Laptop Display4:08
  • Book Chapter 24 - Understanding Mobile Devices
    What is a Mobile Device?8:48
    Mobile Connections9:39
    Touring Android10:13
    Touring iOS7:39
    Virtual Reality2:48
  • Book Chapter 25 - Care and Feeding of Mobile Devices
    Maintaining Mobile Devices10:44
    Mobile Devices and E-mail9:38
    Mobile Synchronization7:41
  • Book Chapter 26 - Printers and Multifunction Devices
    Laser Printers12:38
    Inkjet Printers7:54
    Impact Printers4:06
    Thermal Printers3:36
    Installing a Local Printer13:55
    Sharing Printers8:27
    Installing Wireless and Cloud Printers10:19
    Troubleshooting Printers10:36
    3D Printing7:12
  • Book Chapter 27 - Securing Computers
    Dealing with Threats7:24

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This is the first of a two-course series and is designed to prepare you to take and pass the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) exam. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT. Particularly CompTIA A+ 220-1001 covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing, and network troubleshooting. With 131 lectures, this video series will help you better understand these concepts and prepare you to pass the first part of the CompTIA A+ certification.

  • Access 131 lectures & 17 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn everything about monitors, CPUs, motherboards, hard drives, RAM, & more
  • Understand what the cloud is & how virtualization works
  • Build everything from a basic workstation to an awesome gaming system
  • Troubleshoot hardware & network issues


Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web & mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner


  • Basic familiarity with computers and networks


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