CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (FC0-U61)

(FC0-U61)/ISBN:978-1-64459-014-0

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Gain hands-on experience to pass the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam with the CompTIA IT Fundamentals FC0-U61 course and lab. The lab provides a hands-on learning experience in a safe and online environment. The CompTIA ITF+ study guide completely covers the FC0-U61 exam objectives and includes topics such as IT concepts and terminology; infrastructure, applications, and software; software development, database fundamentals, security, and more.

Here's what you will get

CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is ideal for individuals and students looking for a career in IT as well as those in allied fields that require a broad understanding of IT. The certification is a stepping stone to more advanced certifications. The CompTIA ITF+ FC0-U61 exam validates the skills a candidate needs to have as a systems support specialist and leads you to a successful IT career.

Lessons

12+ Lessons | 233+ Quizzes | 278+ Flashcards | 55+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

50+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 60+ Post Assessment Questions | 120+ Practice Test Questions

Hands-On Labs

135+ LiveLab | 67+ Video tutorials | 01+ Minutes

Here's what you will learn

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Lessons 1: Introduction

  • What Is the CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification?
  • Exam Objectives

Lessons 2: Core Hardware Components

  • Introducing Internal Components
  • Exploring Motherboards, Processors, and Memory
  • Exploring Storage and Expansion Devices
  • Exploring Power and Cooling
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 3: Peripherals and Connectors

  • Understanding Common Peripherals, Interfaces, and Connectors
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 4: Computing Devices and the Internet of Things

  • Exploring Common Computing Devices
  • Understanding the Internet of Things
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 5: Operating Systems

  • Operating System Fundamentals
  • Managing an Operating System
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 6: Software Applications

  • Understanding Application Architecture and Installation
  • Exploring Common Application Types
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 7: Software Development

  • Exploring Programming Languages
  • Understanding Programming Concepts and Techniques
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 8: Database Fundamentals

  • Understanding Databases
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 9: Networking Concepts and Technologies

  • Exploring Connection Types and Features
  • Understanding Network Connectivity Essentials
  • Setting Up a Wireless Network
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 10: Security Concepts and Threats

  • Understanding Hackers and Motives
  • Understanding Security Threats
  • Understanding Access Control
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 11: Security Best Practices

  • Understanding Security Best Practices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 12: Business Continuity and Computer Support

  • Understanding Business Continuity
  • Exploring Computer Support Concepts
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Hands-on LAB Activities (Performance Labs)

Core Hardware Components

  • Identifying the Motherboard Form Factors
  • Fill in the blank with the appropriate term.
  • Drag the expansion slot from the bottom onto its description.
  • Drag the memory type to its description.
  • Identify the CPU socket, RAM slots, and PCI slots by clicking on them.
  • Identify the incorrect terms about physical...ics of RAM in the paragraph by clicking on them.
  • Indicate if each of the given statements about the solid-state drives is true or false.
  • Select the optical disc capacities from the lists.
  • Fill in the blank by dragging the appropriate term from the bottom onto its box.
  • How many bits are present in 8 MB of data?
  • Identify the incorrect words about CPU cooling in the paragraph by clicking on them.
  • Installing a Motherboard, Processor, and Processor Fan
  • Identifying Motherboard Slots
  • Installing PCIe Cards on the Motherboard
  • Identifying Slots of a Motherboard
  • Installing a PCI Sound Card
  • Identifying Types of RAM
  • Assessing Computer’s RAM and Virtual Memory
  • Examining Hard Drives in Windows
  • Connecting the Motherboard to the Internal Hard Disk
  • Identifying Video Card Components
  • Installing SMPS and Connecting it to the Motherboard

Peripherals and Connectors

  • Configuring Mouse Properties
  • Select the USB versions speeds from the lists.
  • Fill in the blanks by dragging the appropriate ports from the bottom onto their correct boxes.
  • Identify the PS/2 port by clicking on it.
  • Indicate if each of the given statements about printers is true or false.
  • Drag the connector from the bottom onto its...ay be associated with more than one description.
  • Drag the port name to its matching box.
  • Disabling a Touchpad
  • Configuring Language in Windows
  • Installing an IP Printer
  • Identifying Printer Types
  • Identifying a Daisy-Wheel Printer
  • Connecting Speakers to a Computer
  • Connecting a Keyboard, Mouse, and Monitor to a Computer
  • Connecting a Monitor and Headset to a Computer
  • Click to select the part of the laptop keyboard th;';'at contains ssfa set of function keys.
  • Identifying Video Ports and Connectors
  • Identifying Computer Power Supply Connectors
  • Changing Screen Resolution

Computing Devices and the Internet of Things

  • Replacing the Battery of a Smartphone and Inserting a Memory Card
  • Identifying Features of a Laptop and Tablet

Operating Systems

  • Defining Operating System Functions
  • Fill in the blank with the appropriate operating system from the list.
  • Drag the software to its description.
  • Select the functions of operating system from the lists.
  • Fill in the blanks by dragging the appropriate t...ileges from the botton onto their correct boxes.
  • Drag the area of managing features and interfaces to its description.
  • Drag the file system to its description.
  • Identify the incorrect words about the managing ...le systems in the paragraph by clicking on them.
  • Creating a Shortcut
  • Creating a Password-Protected User Account
  • Creating a Standard User Account
  • Viewing Driver Details
  • Deleting a Partition
  • Creating a New Volume
  • Changing the System's Virtual Memory
  • Running the Disk Cleanup Utility
  • Configuring Windows User Account Control
  • Creating a Task with Task Scheduler
  • Manipulating Files

Software Applications

  • Installing Operating System Features
  • Drag the application architecture model from the...ay be associated with more than one description.
  • Fill in the blanks by dragging the appropriate software from the bottom onto their correct boxes.
  • Drag the software license type to its description.
  • Fill in the blanks with the appropriate terms.
  • Select the common executable file extensions from the lists.
  • Drag the group of software types onto its correct box.
  • Drag the web browsing term to its description.
  • Identify the incorrect words about private browsing in the paragraph by clicking on them.
  • Uninstalling an Application
  • Uninstalling and Reinstalling a Device Driver
  • Disabling and Enabling a Device in Device Manager
  • Rolling Back a Driver
  • Updating a Driver
  • Enabling Windows Update
  • Installing 7-Zip
  • Managing Cookies and Cache in Microsoft Edge
  • Configuring the Edge Pop-Up Blocker
  • Downloading and Installing the Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Using 7-Zip to Create an Archive
  • Running Antivirus
  • Turning on Windows Firewall
  • Setting Up a DMZ on a SOHO Router

Software Development

  • Converting a Decimal Number to Binary
  • Drag the programming language to its description.
  • Select the appropriate results of the conversion...l numbers to different notations from the lists.
  • Match the performance of interpreter and compile...Match button after matching the items everytime.
  • Select the data types from the lists.
  • Indicate if each of the given statements about programming logic is true or false.
  • Drag the organizing code to its description.
  • Creating “Hello, world!” in HTML
  • Understanding Data Types

Database Fundamentals

  • Deleting a Table
  • Drag the feature of a database over flat files to its description.
  • Select the database accessing methods from the lists.
  • Identify the incorrect words about the database dump in the paragraph by clicking on them.
  • Creating a Database and a Table
  • Importing Data from Excel to Access

Networking Concepts and Technologies

  • Obtaining Automatic Private IP Addressing
  • Configuring Automatic Private IP Addressing
  • Accessing the Windows 10 Wireless Properties
  • Connecting a Wireless Router to a Laptop
  • Configuring Windows 10 Wireless Settings
  • Configuring a Wireless Client
  • Configuring a DHCP Role with Error Notification

Security Concepts and Threats

  • Creating a DoS Attack Scenario
  • Identifying the Denial of Service Attack
  • Understanding Single Sign-On

Security Best Practices

  • Applying a Screen Saver
  • Fill in the blank by selecting the appropriate term from the list.
  • Drag the software used to protect your system against malware and hackers to its description.
  • Click to select key points for browsing the Internet safely.
  • Drag the type of account from the bottom onto it...ht be associated with more than one description.
  • Indicate if each of the given statements about creating effective passwords is true or false.
  • Identify the incorrect words about data encryption in the paragraph by clicking on them.
  • Backing Up a Windows Security Certificate
  • Starting and Stopping a Service

Business Continuity and Computer Support

  • Backing Up Files
  • Fill in the blanks with the appropriate terms about business continuity.
  • Click to select the steps to create a contingency plan, and then drag them into the correct order.
  • Drag the RAID version to its description.
  • Drag the backup type to its description.
  • Fill in the blank with the appropriate term about business continuity.
  • Fill in the blank with the appropriate term about application failure.
  • Drag the troubleshooting problem to its description.
  • Joe, a network administrator, is performing the ...roubleshooting process from the lists.
  • Restoring Files
  • Booting Into Safe Mode 
  • Creating a Restore Point
  • Restoring a Restore Point
  • Running an Application in Compatibility Mode
  • Using the System Configuration Utility
  • Creating a Desktop Shortcut for MSConfig

Exam FAQs

There are no technical prerequisites for this certification.

USD 126

Multiple choice questions

The exam contains 75 questions.

60 minutes

650

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the ITF+ examination, CompTIA's retake policies are:

  • In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the CompTIA certification examination, CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.

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