The following lab exercises introduce the learner to the fundamental principles of hardware as well as preparing for further study in IT-related work roles. Topics include: hardware, operating systems, networking, mobile devices, virtualization and Cloud Computing, security, and troubleshooting hardware/software/networking problems. These labs are also intended for those preparing for the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) certification exam:

  1. Examining PC Hardware
  2. PC Operating Systems
  3. Networking Essentials
  4. Printers
  5. Security Practices
  6. Troubleshooting
  7. Disk Maintenance and Data Recovery
  8. Command Prompt Tools
  9. Remote Access
  10. Control Panel
  11. Desktop Customization
  12. Using Active Directory in the Enterprise
  13. Data Backups in Windows, BSD, and Linux
  14. Ubuntu Desktop Linux Installation
  15. Domain Security