Examiner - 220-APlus
Examiner™ for CompTIA Exam 220-APlus:
|Exam # :||Time Limit :||Passing Score :||Exam Questions :||Examiner Questions :||Format :||Certifications :|
|220-301||90 min.||515/900||80||420||Traditional||A+, MCSA|
|220-302||90 min.||500/900||80||416||Traditional||A+, MCSA|
* CompTIA may incorporate newer testing technologies or content into a given exam at any time. It may change the characteristics of its exams without prior notice.
To become A+ certified you must do at least two things:
Pass the A+ Core Hardware Service Technician Examination (220-301)
- You should possess the knowledge and skills required "to identify, install, configure, and upgrade microcomputer modules." Your hardware knowledge will now needs to encompass FireWire and USB ports as well as the latest implementations of the SCSI standard.
- You should possess the "knowledge relating to diagnosing and troubleshooting common module problems and system malfunctions."
- You should "know all about "the potential hazards to personnel and equipment when working with lasers, high voltage equipment, ESD, and items that require special disposal procedures"
- You should be familiar with specific terminology, facts, and ways and means of dealing with classifications, categories and principles of motherboards, processors, and memory... That now includes the latest processor and motherboard types from Intel and AMD.
- You should be familiar with the "basic types of printers, basic concepts, and printer components"
- You should possess an awareness of "basic network concepts and terminology"
- You should own the Examiner A+ Bundle.
Pass the A+ Operating System Technologies Examination (220-302)
- You need to know the "underlying Command prompt functions in Windows 9x, Windows 2000/XP operating systems in terms of its functions and structure, for managing files and directories, and running programs."
- You need to know about "installing, configuring and upgrading Windows 9x, and Windows 2000/XP. This includes knowledge of system boot sequences and minimum hardware requirements." This topic is much more prominent in the new exams.
- You need "the ability to apply knowledge to diagnose and troubleshoot common problems relating to Windows 9x and Windows 2000/XP."
- You need "knowledge of network capabilities of Windows and how to connect to networks on the client side, including what the Internet is about, its capabilities, basic concepts relating to Internet access and generic procedures for system setup."
- You need to buy the Examiner A+ Bundle.
The Exam Objectives are available from CompTIA web site.
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