The A+ Hardware Service Technician exam will cover in detail the different hardware components and peripheral components you may experience in a normal technician’s daily job. Though you may have extensive experience with troubleshooting computer problems or issues, there are many “details” that the exam covers which you may not have experienced yet or may need to refresh your knowledge on.
This courses will give a detailed look into the networking and printers. Throughout the course, you may be stopped at different points to be given a “pop” quiz about details in the section you have just learned. You can skip these quizzes and return to them later if you wish to continue studying.
Throughout the exam you may see icons which indicate something you need to know for the exam or something from the author’s life experience:
When you see this icon, study the topic thoroughly, there is material in this section with specific questions on the exam.
Indicates an example from the Author’s experience in the IT world.
I. Introduction to the Networking and Printers Course
II. Types of Printers
III. Laser Printers
IV. The Laser Printing Process
V. Laser Printer Preventative Maintenance
VI. Inkjet Printers
VII. Dot Matrix Printers
VIII. Printer Connections
Section 1 Review
IX. What is a Network?
XI. Network Cables
XII. Network Equipment
XIII. Types of Network Cards
Section 2 Review
XV. Network Topologies
XVI. Increasing Bandwidth
XVII. Computer Port Identification
XVIII. Network Problems
Section 3 Review