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CompTIA A+ Exam 220-801 Objective Map

Objective 1.0 pc harDWare (40 perceNt) 1.1 ConfigureandapplyBIOSsettings. 1.2 Differentiatebetweenmotherboardcomponents,theirpurposes,andproperties. 1.3 CompareandcontrastRAMtypesandfeatures. 1.4 Installandconfigureexpansioncards. 1.5 Installandconfigurestoragedevicesanduseappropriatemedia. 1.6 Differentiateamongvarious 220-801 CPUtypesandfeaturesandselecttheappropriatecoolingmethod. 1.7 Compareandcontrastvariousconnectioninterfacesandexplaintheirpurpose. 1.8 Installanappropriatepowersupplybasedonagivenscenario. 1.9 Evaluateandselectappropriatecomponentsforacustomconfiguration,tomeetcustomerspecificationsorneeds. 1.10 Givenascenario,evaluatetypesandfeaturesofdisplaydevices. 1.11 Identifyconnectortypesandassociatedcables. 1.12 Installandconfigurevariousperipheraldevices. 2.0 NetWOrKiNG (27 perceNt) 2.1 Identifytypesofnetworkcablesandconnectors. 2.2 Categorizecharacteristicsofconnectorsandcabling. 2.3 ExplainpropertiesandcharacteristicsofTCP/IP. 2.4 ExplaincommonTCPandUDPports,protocols,andtheirpurpose. 2.5 Compareandcontrastwirelessnetworkingstandardsandencryptiontypes. 2.6 Install,configure,anddeployaSOHOwireless/wiredrouterusingappropriatesettings. 2.7 CompareandcontrastInternetconnectiontypesandfeatures. 2.8 Identifyvarioustypesofnetworks. 2.9 Compareandcontrastnetworkdevicesandtheirfunctionsandfeatures. 2.10… Continue reading CompTIA A+ Exam 220-801 Objective Map

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Microsoft to axe Win 8 coder certificate exams

In six months Microsoft will cull some of its Windows app store developer qualifications. In effect, Redmond is steering programmers away from its Windows 8-era tests, and pushing them toward new universal Windows 10-friendly qualifications. From September, Microsoft will no longer offer today’s basic or advanced certification exams for developing Windows Store apps in C#,… Continue reading Microsoft to axe Win 8 coder certificate exams