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The A+ Exam


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#1 Elamdri

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Posted 21 May 2005 - 03:02 PM

I wasn't sure where to post this so if i did it in the wrong section, please move it.


I was wondering if anyone had any advice. I really want to get my A+ certification this year, and I recently got a few books to study. I was wondering if anyone has any advice they could give me about the test, as This will be my first time taking it.

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#2 rigel

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Posted 21 May 2005 - 11:01 PM

Hi Elamdri,

I would say study study study. If you can get your hands on a computer, walk through the things they tell you about in the books. I am a visual learner, so I have to see things as I learn them. :thumbsup: Try to find computers with different versions of Windows. Learn how to do things using the start menu, or shortcuts. There are also practice tests you can take that will show you your weak areas. In my case, those tests helped me a lot.

Read over the affect of static electricity and safety... you will see questions on those!

I think the hardest part for me was the different ways one can do things in windows.

As with all tests, get a good nights sleep, eat a good breakfast and give it your best shot.

Good luck,

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#3 Elamdri

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Posted 22 May 2005 - 01:28 AM

Could you point me in the direction of some of those practice tests? Hardware wise im not too bad, but i need to brush up on some older OS's. (plus i still could always refresh my hardware knowledge :thumbsup: )

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Posted 22 May 2005 - 01:50 AM

If you google on "free certification exam" you'll see a lot of references.


Here's a link to " Intelligentedu.com" to start you off.
http://www.intelligentedu.com/free_it_cert...udy_guides.html

This site provides several other usable links/sites.

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Posted 22 May 2005 - 12:30 PM

And here's a link to CompTIA's tests:

CompTIA




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