Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Troubleshooting Internet connections, part of CompTIA A+ Exam Prep (220-902) Part 4: Virtualization, Printers and Troubleshooting.
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- Dealing with internet problems, well,…first of all, keep in mind in other episodes…we've covered network problems,…and internet problems and network problems…are very closely interrelated.…So I'm assuming that you've got a good network,…that you have a legitimate IP address,…that all of your settings are basically right,…and that there's something wrong with you and the internet,…so that's what I really want to concentrate on here.…Two of the biggest issues we have to worry about…are slow connections and DNS, so what I want to do…is start off with DNS problems.…
In particular, if you've got a DNS problem,…well first of all you're gonna know you have a DNS problem…because you try get to a web page and it doesn't work.…So the big trick to do is something like this.…So, for starters, what you do is just…get to a Command Prompt and ping something.…Anything out on the internet.…Whoops.…Now, what I want you to see right here,…is you see that I've typed in www.ibm.com.…
Now, the ping is failing, but I don't care about that.…
Here CompTIA expert Mike Meyers prepares you to answer questions about slightly more advanced topics: "super tech" skills like managing files via the command-line interface, creating virtual machines, connecting to the Internet, installing printers, and troubleshooting startup and application issues. Each lesson prepares you for a related topic on the 90-question A+ exam.
Details about the certification and the exam blueprints can be found at https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/a.
- Working with the Windows and Linux command lines
- Manipulating files, folders, and permissions via the command line
- Using the Recovery Console and Windows Recovery Environment
- Troubleshooting software
- Examining virtual services: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
- Troubleshooting Internet connections
- Installing local and network printers