Computer Maintenance And Troubleshooting – it286 (3 credits)
This course is an introduction to computer hardware and software maintenance and troubleshooting. Each module of the course will focus on typical problem scenarios, diagnostics, procedures and solutions. The final module of this course provides you with a problem scenario to demonstrate your understanding of diagnostic skills and solution implementation. This course includes remote access to hands-on LiveLabs and Scenarios.
Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Computer Security
- Recognize practices used in social engineering.
- Identify computer security technologies and diagnostic tools.
Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting Capstone
- Troubleshoot an operating system problem.
Power Supply Diagnostics and Repair
- Identify procedures for measuring the power supply voltage.
- Apply troubleshooting techniques to solve electrical system problems.
Fundamental Diagnostic and Troubleshooting Techniques
- Identify diagnostic procedures and tools.
- Identify aspects of troubleshooting theory.
Tools, Diagnostics, and Troubleshooting for Computer Hardware
- Apply troubleshooting techniques to solve a failed boot.
- Apply troubleshooting techniques to solve memory-, hard drive-, and motherboard-related problems.
- Apply troubleshooting techniques to solve problems related to peripheral devices.
Troubleshooting Operating Systems
- Identify procedures for recovering an operating system.
- Identify solutions to operating system-related problems and error-messages.
- Identify recovery sequences for a failed application install.
Diagnosing Operating Systems
- Identify how diagnostic utilities are used to solve operational problems.
- Describe how the Microsoft® Windows utility is used to prevent and troubleshoot problems.
Printer and Scanner Troubleshooting
- Analyze data to determine the causes of printer and scanner problems.
- Identify solutions to printer and scanner problems.
Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Computer Networks
- Identify driver and network interfaces, protocols, permissions, and firewall configurations.
- Apply techniques to diagnose network-related issues.
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