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is the meyers book enough?

Discussion in 'A+' started by Kal, Apr 14, 2005.

  1. Kal

    Kal New Member

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    hello guys

    i am self-studying from the all in one meyers book and i have to say it is a fab book!! i just wonder is that one enough for a+ or could anyone recommend a "polishing" book as a sideorder?

    thanx
     
  2. strangeupquark

    strangeupquark Bit Poster

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    Hi Kal, I have just ordered the Mike Meyers book as well as the A+ study guide from Amazon, so I'm hopeful that together they will be enough to get me through the course.

    I also bought the Microsoft Windows XP Inside and Out book from MS Press, and reckon it to be a good investment so far. Then again I do intend to self-study the MCDST certification at a later date, so hopefully this will be helpful as well.

    Good-luck with the studies mate. :biggrin
     
    WIP: A+
  3. tripwire45
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    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

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    Depends. The Meyers book maps very well to the certification but no book can guarentee success. You'd still need to work with the hardware and have a few flavors of Windows to use to study for the OS portion. When I study, I usually buy at least one tome like the Meyers book and then a smaller book such as the Exam Cram2 or Passport series, just to nail down the high points right before testing.

    I can also say that when i took the A+, I did well not so much because of what I read but because of what I remembered doing. That's why labs are so important in earning IT quals. You have to actually be able to do the tasks to really be qualified.
     
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  4. Sandy

    Sandy Ex-Member

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    Hi All

    I agree with Trip. Depends - it worked for me but I had over 10 years expeance to draw on :blink
     
  5. patientx

    patientx Nibble Poster

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    In order for me to pass my A+, I bought the Mike Myers "All In One A+ - Fifthe Edition" & Mike Myers "Passport A+" & Exam Cram 2 book, I also used the mock test cd's that comes with both Mike Myers books.

    Hope this helps


    Cheers

    Stevie
     
    Certifications: Comptia A+,Network+ MCSA.MCSE
    WIP: Ccna, Cwna, Ceh.
  6. NenMaster

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    ive got the mike meyers books, and i have the learnkey A+ cbts. are they good for learning with the book?
     
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  7. Mitzs
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    Mitzs Ducktape Goddess

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    Where I went to school at they did the mike meyers all in one with his passport series. I know several in the class passed the A+. However, like everyone else says. We had a lot of hands on exp. Make sure you have a comp to experiment on. :)
     
    Certifications: Microcomputers and network specialist.
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