Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Troubleshooting laptops, part of CompTIA A+ (220-901) Cert Prep: 6 Laptops and Mobile Devices.
- In episode after episode, we cover…all kinds of CompTIA problems that you can run into…and then how to fix them.…However, within the A competencies,…there's a few that kind of defy…a particular place to go,…so I wanna put them all together real quick…so I have complete coverage of all the different problems…you could run into with a laptop.…One in particular, is sticky keys.…And if there's one place where we get sticky keys,…it's on our laptops.…Now, just like with any kind of keyboard,…we can use air…(swooshing) to clean them,…but one challenge we run into with sticky keys…is that keyboard buttons, themselves,…are usually spring-loaded.…
They have a little spider-like scissors spring inside…and as a result of that,…when these things break and drop down,…they're really not replaceable.…So what you end up having to do…is replace the entire keyboard.…In fact, replacing keyboards…is one the more common things we do on a laptop.…Now, if you think about it, it seems a little bit scary…to take out a keyboard because, well,…
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