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Now available: CompTIA Network+ Training in 720p HD!

Now available: CompTIA Network+ Training in 720p HD!

March 13, 2010

Today, we’ve released a completely remastered version of the Professor Messer CompTIA Network+ downloadable certification videos. The most noticeable “upgrade” to our Network+ library is the inclusion of a high definition 720p format! All of our Network+ videos can now be watched at a crisp, clear 1280×720 resolution, as well as new 640×360 resolution iPod/iPhone compatible downloads for taking your videos anywhere.

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What’s new in CompTIA A+ 220-70x?

What’s new in CompTIA A+ 220-70x?

January 27, 2010

Since the 2009 introduction of the latest CompTIA A+ exam, there’s been a slow migration from the old exam to the new. If you’ve not been keeping track, you’ll be interested in knowing that you’ve only got about a month before the 220-60x exams disappear forever!

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Professor Messer passes half-a-million training module views!

Professor Messer passes half-a-million training module views!

August 5, 2009

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.

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Official dates announced for CompTIA A+ 2009 Edition

Official dates announced for CompTIA A+ 2009 Edition

June 27, 2009

In their June newsletter, CompTIA announced dates for the new exam and the phase-out plan for the existing CompTIA A+ exam.

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The CompTIA A+ 2009 requirements draft is now online

The CompTIA A+ 2009 requirements draft is now online

March 22, 2009

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.

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A sneak peek into the updated CompTIA A+ 2009 certification

A sneak peek into the updated CompTIA A+ 2009 certification

October 13, 2008

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.

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This will not be on the exam.

This will not be on the exam.

October 12, 2008

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.

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Selecting and Installing Printers and Scanners

Selecting and Installing Printers and Scanners

October 12, 2008

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.

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The sound of a hard drive gone bad

The sound of a hard drive gone bad

April 25, 2008

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.

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