• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Over time, laptop hardware and display components may break or need upgrading. Explore the best practices to follow when installing and configuring laptop hardware and components. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 220-1001: CompTIA A+ (Core 1) certification exam.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Installing Hardware and Display Components

  • differentiate between SSD, Hybrid, and Magnetic hard drive types
  • install laptop memory
  • install common input devices such as keyboards, smart card readers, touchpads, and optical drives
  • differentiate between wireless cards, Bluetooth modules, cellular cards, and mini PCIe
  • install common output devices such as speakers and display
  • install or replace common system components such as memory, video cards, batteries, frames, CPU, system boards, and DC jacks
  • differentiate between LCD and OLED
  • install Wi-Fi antenna connectors
  • install webcams and microphones
  • install inverters
  • install digitizers and touchscreens
  • replace laptop hardware components

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