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Chapter 1 A+

The Path of the PC Tech

What is the primary CompTIA Web site? The primary CompTIA Web site is www.comptia.org (although the .COM and .NET addresses will redirect you to the main site).
Which certification is considered required for entrance into the IT industry? The CompTIA A+ certification is considered required for entrance into the PC industry.
How many exams do you need to pass to become CompTIA A+ certified? You need to pass two exams to become CompTIA A+ certified.
Which domain receives the most coverage in the 220-802 exam? The 220-802 exam dedicates 36% of the questions to troubleshooting.
Which version of Windows is not tested on the 2012 versions of the CompTIA A+ exams? No versions of Windows 2000 are on the CompTIA A+ exams.
What company administers the CompTIA A+ certification exams? Pearson VUE administers the CompTIA A+ certification exams.
What pass rate should you strive for on the practice questions? You should not take either exam until you are consistently getting at least 90% on the practice exams.
How many study hours to pass the CompTIA A+ exams does Mike recommend to a person just starting out learning PC repair? Mike recommends about 240 study hours for a person new to PC repair.
What is the very first step you should take to pass the CompTIA A+ exams? Schedule the exams for some point in the future.
After becoming CompTIA A+ certified, what's the next certification you should attain? The typical certification path goes from CompTIA A+ to CompTIA Network+, so you have all the basics before you choose to specialize in Microsoft or Cisco products.
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