Friday, May 29, 2015

Preparing for Written Exams for Computer Technology Support Technician Jobs

Know your A+ type of information; you should probably already have your A+. Grab the Pearson Exam Cram guide for A+ if you need it.
In addition, here are some extra resources to pay attention to.

The difference between BIOS and CMOS:
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001360.htm
Understand IRQ basics (more of a reminder, hopefully):
http://www.pgmusic.com/tutorial_irq.htm
POST beep codes (AMI, most common on tests):
http://www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia/term/38515/beep-codes
Soldering basics (why? I have no idea! just have a passing familiarity):
http://electronicsclub.info/soldering.htm
GBIC and SFP modules:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/routers/7200/install_and_upgrade/gbic_sfp_modules_install/5067g.html
Fiber connectors:
http://www.cablestogo.com/learning/connector-guides/fiber-networking
DCPromo:
AirPlay:
Cram for the Mac Questions (study the Answers sections):

More in-depth training on Mac (prepping for the ACSP 10.10 cert):

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