The CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam is comprised of six key parts. The third, peripherals and building a PC, is covered by this course. Instructor Mike Meyers discusses how to work with auxiliary devices, including media and accessories. He shows how to configure device behavior and manage the ports that support the peripheral devices. CD, DVD, Blu-ray, USB, flash media, FireWire, keyboards, mice, cameras, and webcams are all explored.
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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- Managing media and auxiliary devices
- Configuring device options
- Working with drives and ports to support peripherals
- Building the right PC for you
Skill Level Beginner
(jazz music) - Hey everybody, it's Mike Meyers and I'm welcoming you to the Lynda course peripherals and building a PC. This is the third of six Lynda courses designed to help you pass the CompTIA A+ 901 exam.
Now in this course we're gonna be covering all the kinds of peripherals that you have on your PC, so USB devices and sound cards and keyboards and mice and oh my, all kinds of stuff. Following that we're gonna be talking about how to build a PC and the different types of PCs, from a desktop to a server to a thin client to a graphics work station because it's gonna be on the A . So get ready to have a lot of fun, and for those of you following along in my book, this will be chapters 11 and 12.