Introduction. Assessment Test. Part I: A+ Hardware Service Technician Exam. Chapter 1: PC Architecture. Chapter 2: Motherboards, CPUs, and RAM. Chapter 3: Disk Drive Storage. Chapter 4: Printers. Chapter 5: Networking Fundamentals. Chapter 6: Building a PC. Chapter 7: Portable Systems. Chapter 8: Upgrading PC Components. Chapter 9:Optimizing PC Performance, Preventative Maintenance, and Safety. Chapter 10: Hardware Troubleshooting. Part II: Operating Systems Technologies Exam. Chapter 11: Introduction to Operating Systems. Chapter 12: Using the Microsoft Operating System GUI. Chapter 13: Major OS Architectures. Chapter 14: Installing and Upgrading Your OS. Chapter 15: Hardware Installation. Chapter 16: Windows Networking. Chapter 17: Windows Optimization. Chapter 18: Windows Diagnostics and Troubleshooting. Glossary. Index.
David Groth is a full-time author and consultant. He is the author of the Sybex's bestselling Network+ Study Guide as well as I-Net+ Study Guide and Cabling: The Complete Guide to Network Wiring. Groth holds many technical certifications, including A+, Network+, Server+, Security+, MCSE, and CNI.