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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.8 – Input Devices

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.8 – Input Devices

| July 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

There are many ways to get data into your computer, and in this video you’ll learn about the most popular input devices. We’ll discuss mice, keyboards, bar code readers, biometric devices, and much more.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.7 – Display Devices

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.7 – Display Devices

| July 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

We can’t easily use our computers without some type of display device, and you’ve got many to choose from. In this module, you’ll learn about CRTs, display projectors, display connector types, and the specifications you should consider when purchasing a new LCD monitor.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.6 – Identifying Memory Types

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.6 – Identifying Memory Types

| July 2, 2010 | 2 Comments

Memory comes in many shapes and sizes. In this video, you’ll learn about RAM, ROM, static RAM, dynamic RAM, synchronous DRAM, and how to calculate the throughput rates of DDR memory.

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220-701: 1.6 – An Overview of Memory

220-701: 1.6 – An Overview of Memory

| July 2, 2010 | 1 Comment

There are many different memory types and memory technologies, and in this video you’ll learn about memory parity, ECC memory, memory sides, and memory channels.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.5 – Cooling Systems

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.5 – Cooling Systems

| June 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

A hot computer is an unhappy computer. In this video, you’ll learn show heat sinks, cooling fans, liquid cooling systems, and thermal compound are important to keep our computers running cooler and more efficiently.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.4 – CPU Technologies

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.4 – CPU Technologies

| June 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

CPUs are extremely complex components, and their inner-workings can contain a mix of memory caches, multiple processor cores, and advanced queuing mechanisms. In this video, you’ll learn how these technologies work together to create today’s modern central processing units.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.3 – Computer Power

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.3 – Computer Power

| June 22, 2010 | 2 Comments

Without the supply of power, your computer won’t have much to do. In this video, you’ll learn about power supply standards and how different connectors are used to power the components inside of modern personal computers.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – BIOS and CMOS

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – BIOS and CMOS

| June 21, 2010 | 3 Comments

We rely on the BIOS to test our computer and start our operating systems, but what is really happening under the surface? In this module, you’ll learn about the BIOS works and we’ll demonstrate the basics of starting and configuring BIOS settings.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 6.2 – The Human Component: Communication

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 6.2 – The Human Component: Communication

| June 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Our communications skills can have a dramatic impact on our stress level and efficiency. In this video, you’ll learn how to use proper language, maintain a positive attitude, and some best practices for communicating with our customers.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 6.2 – The Human Component: Professionalism

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 6.2 – The Human Component: Professionalism

| June 5, 2010 | 1 Comment

The appropriate level of professionalism in the workplace is an important part of any technician’s job. In this video, you’ll learn about cultural sensitivity, dealing with difficult customers, setting expectations, and much more.

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