IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software v4.0 covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as advanced concepts. Students who complete this course will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install an operating system, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Students will also be able to connect to the Internet and share resources in a network environment. New topics included in this version include laptops and portable devices, wireless connectivity, security, safety and environmental issues, and communication skills. While extensive online study resources and comprehensive textbooks are available, many students and instructors have requested a low-cost printed resource that can be used to study in places where Internet access may not be available. This booklet is that resource. Drawn directly from the online curriculum, it covers every skill and competency covered in the latest IT Essentials PC Hardware and Software course. This booklet enables students to study offline, highlight key points, and take handwritten notes.
All topics are correlated directly to online web pages, helping students easily switch between offline and online content. * Gives IT Essentials students an inexpensive study resource that can be read wherever Internet access isn't available * Handy printed format lets students easily highlight and make notes * Page correlations link directly to the online curriculum * Covers the latest version of the IT Essentials PC and Software course
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