Free Study Guides for the
CompTIA A+ Core Series Exam
What in the world should you study before taking either of the CompTIA A+ Core Series certification tests? Find out here in our free study guides for the CompTIA A+ Core Series tests. We’ll go over all the terms and procedures you’re likely to see on the tests and help you feel ready. Then, you can try out our practice questions and flashcards for each section, as well, for extra experience before the test.
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Sections of the CompTIA A+ Core Series Exam
1002 Operational Procedures
Anything tends to work better with a plan in place that covers all situations, and technology-related operations are no exception. Use this 1002 Operational Procedures study guide to find out what all is involved in setting and following procedures, and learn what you need to know for this type of question on the CompTIA A+ Core Series 1002 test.
1002 Software Troubleshooting
Software is an extremely valuable technology resource, when it works correctly. When it doesn’t, it will be up to you to determine the problem and devise a solution. Use this 1002 Software Troubleshooting study guide to help widen your knowledge in this area and go over what you need to know for this area of questioning on the CompTIA A+ Core Series 1002 test.
It is important to not only know the different types of computer hardware, but to also understand how they work and actions you can take if they malfunction. This 1001 Hardware study guide will review all of the hardware types covered on the CompTIA A+ Core Series 1001 test as well as information that will help you deal with hardware issues. Be sure to access our practice questions and flashcards to give you a feel for how to use this information.
220-1101 Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
It’s great to know the characteristics and functionality of equipment and networks, but you also need to know what to do when they don’t work as they should. You will be the “doctor” of sorts and there needs to be an effective plan in place for dealing with problems. Use this study guide to help you understand the necessary steps you can take to ensure good outcomes for all.
220-1101 Mobile Devices
Mobile devices are playing an increasing part in technology use today. Gone are the times when you could assume that if someone was working on a computer, he or she was using a desktop model. Now, more often than not, a much smaller, more portable device is operational and the technology of these devices and their functions are changing constantly. Use this study guide to learn what you need to know to tackle mobile device questions on the CompTIA A+ Core Series Test 220-1101.
Networks: how they are configured, how they work, major and minor parts, and what to do if they don’t work for some reason. All this and more is covered in the Networking questions on the CompTIA A+ Core Series test 1001. Browse through the concepts in this 1001 Networking study guide and find out what you need to study before test day.
220-1101 Virtualization and Cloud Computing
This group of questions was completely new to the previous edition of the CompTIA A+ Core exam. For test editions before the last one, some of these concepts might have been touched on in other areas of study, but this is the second edition of the test that devotes an entire section of study to these topics. Use this study guide to direct your review, and seek out our practice questions and flashcards to see what you’ve mastered.
220-1102 Operating Systems
Beginning with the 2019 CompTIA A+ test, Windows was no longer separated from other operating systems. This newest test version also combines all operating systems in the tested concepts list. Whatever the system, you’ll need to be familiar with it, and this study guide will tell you just what you need to know about all of them.
There’s probably not a hotter topic on the technology scene today than this one—security. It’s at the tip of every tongue and arouses more concern than just about any other tech feature. Meanwhile, threat actors are finding even more devious and sophisticated ways to hack an IT system. Use this study guide to help you know how to prepare for security-related questions on the CompTIA A+ Core Series 220-1102 test.
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