Prepare for both A+ exams with this one, valuable guidePrepare yourself for the 2009 version of CompTIA's A+ certification track with this complete, two-in-one study guide, that covers both the A+ Essentials exam (220-701) and the Practical Application exam (220-702). Study and practice with in-depth coverage of all exam objectives and a CD packed with leading-edge exam test software. Inside, you'll find: Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the examPractical hands-on exercises to reinforce critical skillsReal-world scenarios that put what you've learned in the context of actual job rolesChallenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam dayExam Essentials, a key feature in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the examA handy tear card that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objectiveLook inside for complete coverage of all exam objectives.Featured on the CDSYBEX TEST ENGINE: Test your knowledge with advanced testing software. Includes all chapter review questions and bonus exams.ELECTRONIC FLASHCARDS: Reinforce your understanding with electronic flashcards.Also on CD, you'll find the entire book in searchable and printable PDF. Study anywhere, any time, and approach the exam with confidence. Updated Coverage Includes Windows 7 TopicsThis study guide includes updated content covering Windows 7 topics which were added to the CompTIA A+ exam in January, 2011. The supplemental content includes additional review questions, additional practice exam questions, and an updated objectives map.Two Exams in One Book! A+ Essentials (220-701) and Practical Application (220-702)Written by a team of industry experts, this unparalleled study guide offers you a systematic approach to preparing for the CompTIA A+ certification, and includes real-world scenarios, hands-on exercises, challenging chapter review questions, plus a CD with Sybex's custom test engine to reinforce all of the concepts you learn.Get full coverage of all of the exam objectives for both the 220-701 and 220-702 exams, Inside this guide you'll learn how to: Identify and understand PC system components, including motherboards, processors, memory, and cooling systems.Identify and understand storage devices, power supplies, display devices, and adapters. Install, configure, and troubleshoot desktops, laptops, and portable devices. Install, configure, and troubleshoot printers. Install and configure operating systems including Windows 2000, XP, Vista, and Windows 7. General troubleshooting theory and preventive maintenance. Troubleshooting operating systems, hardware, printers, and laptops. Install, configure, and troubleshoot networksSet up and maintain network securityMaster essential operational procedures for PC techniciansCommunicate professionally with co-workers and clientsFeatured on the CDOver 600 Practice questionsSix practice tests (3 for the 220-701, and 3 for 220-702)Electronic flashcardsEntire book as a searchable PDFNote: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.