CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 2 (220-1102)


The CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 2 (220-1102) is the subsequent step for IT professionals who have completed the Core 1 examination. The 220-1102 exam is tailored for individuals aiming to validate their expertise in areas such as operating systems, security, software troubleshooting, and operational procedures.

Here's a breakdown of the main domains typically covered in the CompTIA A+ Core 2 exam:

Operating Systems:

  • Compare and contrast various features and requirements of Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10).
  • Given a scenario, install and configure Microsoft operating systems using command-line tools, MSConfig, and Control Panel utilities.
  • Understand Mac OS and Linux operating system features and basic commands.
  • Security:

  • Summarize the importance of physical security measures.
  • Understand logical security concepts, including password best practices, Active Directory, antivirus/anti-malware, and encryption.
  • Implement security best practices to secure a workstation.
  • Given a scenario, detect, remove, and prevent malware using appropriate tools and methods.
  • Software Troubleshooting:

  • Troubleshoot Microsoft OS problems, including boot errors, slow performance, and application issues.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve malware and virus issues.
  • Resolve issues related to operating system services.
  • Operational Procedures:

  • Follow best practices for IT professionalism, including communication, documentation, and change management.
  • Understand disaster prevention and recovery methods.
  • Understand basic scripting concepts.
  • Understand remote access technologies.
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    CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 2 (220-1102) Exam Details

    Number of Questions: CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 2 (220-1102) consists of a maximum of 90 questions, probing the depth of your IT operational and technical support knowledge. Duration: 90 minutes. Passing Score: The passing score is 700 out of 900. Languages: The exam is available primarily in English, with other languages like German, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish. Exam Format: Questions are a mix of multiple-choice, drag-and-drop, and performance-based, emphasizing real-world IT scenarios.

    CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 2 (220-1102) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Q: How long is the certification valid for?
  • A: The CompTIA A+ certification remains valid for three years. To maintain the certification, holders can either earn continuing education units (CEUs) or retake the exam.
  • Q: What are the prerequisites for this certification?
  • A: A: While there are no formal prerequisites for the 220-1102 exam, it's recommended that candidates have 9-12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field and have passed the Core 1 (220-1101) exam.
  • Q: How should I optimally prepare for the exam?
  • A: Alongside this practice test, candidates are encouraged to complete the CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 2 (220-1102) course on Cybrary, review official CompTIA study materials, and gain hands-on experience in IT operational and technical support domains.
  • Q: How does this practice test compare to the actual exam?
  • A: This practice test is designed to closely mirror the format, difficulty, and content of the actual exam, ensuring that you are well-prepared for every aspect of the certification test.
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    Hardware and Software Minimum Requirements:

  • Processor: Min. 500MHz Processor, 128 MB RAM
  • Screen Resolution: Min. 1024x768
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    Operating Systems:

    Supported System Platforms:
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2003 (SP2 or later)
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Mac OS X v 10.4 or higher
  • Supported Browsers:

  • Microsoft IE 7
  • Microsoft IE 8
  • Microsoft IE 9
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
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