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A+ Newbie help

Discussion in 'A+' started by bitterbird, Jun 27, 2006.

  1. bitterbird

    bitterbird New Member

    Hey guys,

    I am looking to study for my A+ certification,

    I intend on taking the core hardware within a month and the os maybe 2 months later, i currently have a copy of the A+ certifiation bible, and A+ for dummies,
    has anyone used these resources and had success?,

    I also have the free cramsession ebooks and a copy of the core requirements from comptia.com.

    i work in the IT industry and have a reasonable idea on most of the topics, but would just like to brush up on my knowledge to ensure a pass,

    does anyone have any tips or advice on the materials i am using.
  2. Mr.Cheeks

    Mr.Cheeks 1st ever Gold Member! Gold Member

    hi mate - welcome to CF...

    I have had a good look through the A+ certifcation Bible, but have not found it as good as Mike Meyers All in One book... Most people here would recommend that book aswell...

    Do hope your studies go well...
  3. Boycie
    Honorary Member

    Boycie Senior Beer Tester

    Welcome aboard. I agree with cheek; All in one is good for novice and experienced swotting up.
    Good luck :thumbleft
    Certifications: MCSA 2003, MCDST, A+, N+, CTT+, MCT
  4. zimbo
    Honorary Member

    zimbo Petabyte Poster

    Hi and welcome to CF! 8) yeah ill do with the Mike Meyer's A+ All in one guide.. umm i think that A+ is out of date too or was a newer one released too (post 2003?)?

    good luck! :biggrin
    Certifications: B.Sc, MCDST & MCSA
    WIP: M.Sc - Computer Forensics
  5. Mr.Cheeks

    Mr.Cheeks 1st ever Gold Member! Gold Member

    the book that i have linked to is for the 2003 objectives, the roll over date is end of March 2007, however MM is doing a new book to cover the new objectives but can place my fingers on it yet. unless you feel you are unable to complete the A+ by end of March 2007, then let us know and we'll have a look at this for you...

    edit: actually the photo shown is revision 1, the latest one that i am aware is revision 5.
  6. bloomfieldliam

    bloomfieldliam Bit Poster

    I've had a shifty at the Dummies book and I am sure their list of IRQ's is worng concerning the IRQ Cascade channels, I haven't noticed anymore but just had a flick through.

    Certifications: A+, MCP XP, MA in IT, ECDL

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