Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Physical safety, part of CompTIA A+ (220-902) Cert Prep: 1 Introduction to Computers.
- All right, when it comes to the A+, there's a lot…of issues that have to deal with personal safety.…What I want to do right now is take advantage…of my friend Ford, maybe at this point…more like employee Ford, and to actually…go through some of the issues involved…that have to do with personal safety.…And by personal safety, we're talking about…protecting your body from evil things, okay?…So first of all, could you go ahead…turning the system on for me real quick?…Whoa, be careful there, buddy.…One of the big issues you have to watch out for…when comes to wearing things like ties…is that it's really really easy to get…a tie caught into fans or anything else.…
I actually have a couple of ties,…right at the bottom it's got a nice little fuzzball…from me doing exactly that type of thing.…So do me a favor, do you mind taking the tie off?…- Sure thing, Mike.…- Okay, now,…you're so suave.…So the other big issue we have to watch out for…is that you can see we've got a running system here,…and for the little testing like we're doing right now,…
In this introductory course, Mike Meyers explains the basics of how a computer works and the operational procedures that are key to any well-running IT team, including soft skills such as professionalism, communication, and safety. In Chapter 2, Mike tours the four most recent versions of Windows, as well as the OS X and Ubuntu Linux operating systems. He shows how to navigate to essential tools in each OS and explains how to manage virtual memory (RAM).
Details about the CompTIA A+ certification and the exam blueprints can be found at https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/a.
- Interacting and communicating with clients
- Understanding the top three threats to a PC
- Touring Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 10
- Touring OS X and Linux