Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career - Now in an Adaptive E-Textbook Format. McGraw-Hill Education Connect[registered] brings enhanced digital tools to the best-selling title by Mike Meyers, to deliver what a student needs, when and how they need it. This package includes: A print copy of Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fifth Edition; Access to McGraw-Hill Connect[registered], a teaching and learning platform that is proven to deliver better results for students and instructors; SmartBook, an adaptive and interactive electronic version of the textbook that makes study time as productive and efficient as possible Connect surfaces content and learning resources in order to close the knowledge gap. Dashboards provide just-in-time actionable and visual analytics to empower learners and instructors and to help improve class performance. Use it to manage and submit assignments, and to monitor your progress. The SmartBook, included with Connect, is an electronic textbook that helps students identify their proficiencies and pinpoints the areas where they should concentrate their study.Each chapter in SmartBook contains four components: Preview, Read, Practice, and Recharge. Beginning with an initial preview of each chapter and key learning objectives, users read the material and based on their response to assessment Q&A are guided to topics where they need to focus their study. It offers a personalized learning experience by highlighting the high-yield concepts students must understand in order to pass CompTIA A+ exams 220-901 and 220-902, and succeed in their course. In addition, the mobile interface makes it easy to study anywhere, any time, on any device. Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fifth Edition with Connect Access enables students to prepare for their lectures while simultaneously preparing for certification.It covers the same content as the textbook so you can learn how to: Work with CPUs, RAM, microprocessors, BIOS, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components; Install, configure, and troubleshoot hard drives; Manage peripheral devices and removable media; Install, upgrade, and maintain operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux; Troubleshoot common computer problems; Establish users and groups; Set up video and multimedia cards; Administer smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices; Install and configure wired and wireless networks; Connect to the Internet; Secure your PC and your network; Install, configure, and manage printers and multifunction devices; Work with the latest virtualization technologies *Understand safety and environmental issues. You also have access to the electronic content: Practice exams for 901 & 902; One hour+ of free video training from Mike Meyers; TotalSim simulations of performance-based questions; Mike's favorite free PC tools and utilities. A complete PDF copy of the book And each chapter contains the same great key features: Learning objectives; Photographs and illustrations; Real-world examples; Try This! and Cross Check exercises; Key terms highlighted; Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings; Exam Tips; End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects.