Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Tools of the trade, part of CompTIA A+ (220-1001) Cert Prep 1: The Basics.
- A big question I get from almost every baby tech out there … is Mike, what tools do you own … to do the job of PC repair? … Well, the right answer is is this is the only … real tool that I need. … I would say probably 80, maybe even close to 90% … of all the actual repairs I do … have nothing more than me typing on a keyboard. … However, there are some tools out here. … Now, keep in mind, throughout this entire series, … I'm going to be talking about zillians of different … software tools. … In this episode, what we're concentrating on … are the hardware tools that I keep around. … Now, normally, when I walk up to somebody, … I'm only going to have two things on me. … I'm going to have my phone and I'm going to have … a number two Phillips screwdriver. … Between these two devices, … I can pretty much cover most of the problems I run into. … A number two Phillips screwdriver … will get you to just about any system, … can take out just about any component, … and the phone, well, that's for me to do research …
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