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Windows 7: A+ Certification Practice Test?

05 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit
 
 
A+ Certification Practice Test?

I was wondering if anyone knew a good site for this year's A+ Certification Test. I wanna take it next week since my school has 3 voulchers waiting for me so i wanna take it before it goes on 2 week vacation for winter and also because the test is changing in january. Or should i wait till january because of the new cover on windows 7?
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05 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Take it this month because another big change starting in January is that to maintain this certification, you'll need to take a test every 3 years (more $$$) as opposed to it right now being a lifetime cert.
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06 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darician View Post
Take it this month because another big change starting in January is that to maintain this certification, you'll need to take a test every 3 years (more $$$) as opposed to it right now being a lifetime cert.
But what is on the test thats in january? I believed its full coverage on Windows 7 and some of Vista and XP. Also do you know any good sites for practice tests?
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06 Dec 2010   #4

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

If you do a Google search for practice tests you can find some such as this site:

CompTIA A+ Practice Test: Free A+ Practice Exams

Also, as Darician said, do everything you can to take the test this month. Starting the 1st of the year, you'll have to re certify every 3 years.

The last A+ test I took was in 2008 and it covered mostly XP and had several questions on some of the older systems. It basically covers a wide spectrum, everything from Printer errors, general installation and configuring of parts, to customer service care (how to respond to someone in a polite courteous way). Just having well rounded in knowledge in computer troubleshooting will help you out a lot.
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06 Dec 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Borg 386 View Post
If you do a Google search for practice tests you can find some such as this site:

CompTIA A+ Practice Test: Free A+ Practice Exams

Also, as Darician said, do everything you can to take the test this month. Starting the 1st of the year, you'll have to re certify every 3 years.

The last A+ test I took was in 2008 and it covered mostly XP and had several questions on some of the older systems. It basically covers a wide spectrum, everything from Printer errors, general installation and configuring of parts, to customer service care (how to respond to someone in a polite courteous way). Just having well rounded in knowledge in computer troubleshooting will help you out a lot.
I just want to take a test where vista and 7 is highly covered because i been around it since the release of both OS's so i would know much about them...well more than XP. Has anyone took this year's test yet?
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