Cram Notes for A+ Essentials (220-901)

Retiring 31, July 2019

Go to latest A+ (220-1001) Cram Notes

Go to A+ Essentials Practice Exam

Title: Cram Notes for A+ Essentials (220-901)

A+ Essentials (220-901) Cram Notes is intended to help you pass the A+ exam, providing wide coverage of A+ topics and a few scenario type questions to enable you to understand the concepts.

The cram notes contains the study material in detail according to latest exam objectives.

A+ Essentials practice test software, complete with hundreds of practice questions with flash cards. We highly recommend that you go through the practice exams as well for thorough coverage of exam topics.

A+ cram notes BoxShot

$14.95 A+ Essentials cram notes covers the important information you’ll need to know to score higher on your A+ exam!

1 Hardware

1.1 BIOS Tools on a PC

1.2 Motherboard Components and their purpose

1.3 Identify common PC connector types and associated cables

1.4 Various PC connection interfaces, their characteristics and purpose.

1.5 Various memory (RAM) types and their features

1.6 Install and configure PC expansion cards. 

1.7 Install and configure storage devices and use appropriate media. 

1.8 Install various types of CPUs and apply the appropriate cooling methods.

1.9 Install a power supply based on given specifications. 

1.10 Compare and contrast types of display devices and their features.

1.11 Install and configure common peripheral devices

1.12 Compare and contrast differences between the various print technologies and the associated imaging

1.13 Given a scenario, select the appropriate components for a custom PC

2 Networking

2.1 Identify the various types of network cables and connectors.

2.2 Compare and contrast the characteristics of connectors and cabling.

2.3 Explain the properties and characteristics of TCP/IP. 

3 Mobile Devices

3.1 Laptop hardware and components. 

3.2 Function of components within the display of a laptop.

3.3 Characteristics of various types of other mobile devices

4 Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

4.1 Troubleshoot common problems related to motherboards, RAM, CPU and power with appropriate tools

4.2 Troubleshoot wired and wireless networks with appropriate tools.

4.3 Troubleshoot hard drives and RAID arrays with appropriate tools.

4.4 Troubleshoot common video and display issues

4.5 Troubleshoot printers with appropriate tools

A+ Essentials (220-801) Cram Notes (Retired!)

Disclaimer: All Simulation Exams practice tests, study guides and/or material are neither sponsored by, nor endorsed by, nor affiliated with CompTIA® or any other company. All trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners and duly  acknowledged. A+™, Network+™, i-Net+™, Server+™,Security+™ are registered trade marks of CompTIA®. The practice tests material is a copyright of and the same is not approved or endorsed by respective certifying bodies. Thank-you for your interest in Simulation Exams. Please see read me file before you download, install, and/or use any software from For any information or questions regarding this Website, please e-mail webmaster at