We’re pleased to announce that our free series of Professor Messer CompTIA training videos have now exceeded over 500,000 views! Our online training courses have provided comprehensive technical training on the IT industry’s most popular certifications, and we’re very happy with the reception that we’ve received from people around the world.
In their June newsletter, CompTIA announced dates for the new exam and the phase-out plan for the existing CompTIA A+ exam.
The overall structure of the exam requirements have changed a bit. Laptop and portable devices have been integrated into the hardware section of the requirements, and safety, communication, and professionalism have been collapsed into a single section called “Operational Procedures.” I like the simplified approach.
Since the last revision of the CompTIA A+ exam requirements was in 2006, it’s not unexpected to think that a new version of requirements may be in the works. Sure enough, the first page of the survey was pretty clear about their intentions.
During the process of authoring, photographing, and recording our CompTIA A+ certification videos, my home-office tends to be visited by most of my family. My seven year-old son has taken a keen interest in the pieces of technology thrown about the room, and he’s become quite adept at building and dismantling motherboard components.
As a CompTIA A+ certified professional, you’ll often be asked to research specifications and make recommendations for new printers and scanners. In this video, we’ll step through the entire process of planning, installing, and upgrading a printer or scanner in your organization.
It’s one of the worst sounds in the world; a hard drive mechanism that’s gone bad. It’s even worse when it’s the sound of YOUR hard drive that decided to up and die. Unfortunately, one of my hard drives recently decided to bite the dust, but I thought I’d use the untimely demise of my hardware to provide you with some insight on what you (or your clients) might expect to hear when a hard drive starts going south.
Have you ever been locked out of your Windows-based workstation or you needed access to a Windows server where the password was long-forgotten? In this video tutorial, I’ll demonstrate the free process that allowed me to reset my Windows Vista account and regain access to my important files. If you’re a Windows administrator, you’ll want to keep this process handy!