Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Laptop ports, part of CompTIA A+ (220-901) Cert Prep: 6 Laptops and Mobile Devices.
- Laptops come with a dizzying number…of different types of ports on them…so for me to cover the ports that are on the A+ alone,…I had to get three different laptops.…So, first of all, I got a nice little Macbook Air here.…Then, for the Windows side, I've got a mainstream Dell.…Pretty standard mainstream Dell laptop.…And then, to make sure I've got everything covered…I've got this beasty high end laptop,…so what I want to do in this episode is…we're just gonna kinda go around each one…of these three laptops…and talk about the different types of ports…so I think, let's start with the behemoth.…
All right, so on this guy what do we have?…Going from left to right I've got an SD card reader,…and then I've got USB-3.…I can tell by the blue connector there.…An old school VGA connector and Ethernet.…Now if I turn it around to the back…what I'm gonna have here is, going from left to right,…another USB connector,…this is good old HDMI which I use a lot on this one…because I plug it into an HDMI monitor,…and this little connector right here,…
The CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam is comprised of six key parts. The sixth, laptops and mobile devices, is covered by this course. Instructor Mike Meyers gives a tour of laptop devices and shows how to expand, configure, manage, and disassemble laptop components. He also reviews mobile device options and how to work with mobile connections.
Note: The six courses designed for the CompTIA A+ (220-901) exam preparation include core processing, core hardware, peripherals and building a PC, displays and printers, networking, and laptops and mobile devices.
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- Selecting a laptop type
- Expanding a laptop
- Working with laptop ports
- Disassembling a laptop
- Troubleshooting laptop issues
- Managing mobile devices and connections