Mike Meyers

President and Co-Founder, Total Seminars, LLC

Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

Content from Mike Meyers

CompTIA A+
Learning Path
CompTIA A+

CompTIA A+

The CompTIA A+ learning path builds a foundation of skills required for entry-level information technology careers. You'll learn about technical and support issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security.

CompTIA Network+
Learning Path
CompTIA Network+

CompTIA Network+

The CompTIA Network+ learning path teaches you how to design, configure, troubleshoot and manage network devices. You'll learn about implementing networking concepts and using best practices to support and secure devices.

CompTIA Security+
Learning Path
CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Security+

The CompTIA Security+ certification path introduces you to a variety of information security concepts and technical controls. You'll learn about network and application security, compliance, different types of cyber threats and more.

Introduction to CompTIA A+
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Introduction to CompTIA A+

Introduction to CompTIA A+

Start your A+ journey off strong with this introductory course on the CompTIA A+ and its structure, uses and what to expect from the exam.

Safety and Professionalism
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Safety and Professionalism

Safety and Professionalism

Professionalism and safety go hand-in-hand. Take a moment to review the fundamentals of professional communication, physical safety, troubleshooting theory and more.

The Visible Computer
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The Visible Computer

The Visible Computer

Brush up on your knowledge of computer hardware and software with this course on PC components, OS types, super users and more.

CPUs
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CPUs

CPUs

Get to grips with the details of central processing units, or CPUs, with this course covering CPU cores, caching, sockets and more.

RAM
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RAM

RAM

Out of RAM, out of luck. Brush up on your knowledge of RAM with this course covering RAM installation, technology, types and more.

Firmware
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Firmware

Firmware

Explore one fundamental, permanent aspect of a system: firmware. In this course, you'll look at BIOS, POST, System Setup and more.

Motherboards
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Motherboards

Motherboards

Brush up on your knowledge of the motherboard with this course on motherboard form factors, chipsets, installation and more.

Power Supplies
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Power Supplies

Power Supplies

Power supplies aren't as simple as they appear. Explore the details with this course on power supply design, protection, troubleshooting and more.

Mass Storage Technologies
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Mass Storage Technologies

Mass Storage Technologies

Make sure you're storing things the smart way with this course on mass storage technologies, including solid state drives, magnetic disk drives and SCSI.

Implementing Mass Storage
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Implementing Mass Storage

Implementing Mass Storage

There's more to storage than just keeping a backup. Expand your knowledge of RAID, file systems, dynamic disks and more.

Essential Peripherals
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Essential Peripherals

Essential Peripherals

Update your knowledge of essential peripherals with this course on USB, optical media, Thunderbolt and more.

Building a PC
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Building a PC

Building a PC

Improve your knowledge of booting, installing Windows, post-installation tasks and more.

Windows Under the Hood
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Windows Under the Hood

Windows Under the Hood

Take a closer look at Windows with this course covering the Windows registry, services, processes, toolset and more.

Users, Groups and Permissions
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Users, Groups and Permissions

Users, Groups and Permissions

Make sure no one has access to the wrong information with this course on users, groups and permissions.

Maintaining and Optimizing Operating Systems
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Maintaining and Optimizing Operating Systems

Maintaining and Optimizing Operating Systems

Get the most out of your OS with this course covering maintaining and optimizing operating systems, system restore, backing up your files and more.

Working with the Command-Line Interface
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Working with the Command-Line Interface

Working with the Command-Line Interface

Get to grips with the complexities of the command-line interface in this course that covers working with drives, files and folders, advanced Windows and Linux commands and more.

Troubleshooting Operating Systems
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Troubleshooting Operating Systems

Troubleshooting Operating Systems

Explore the art of troubleshooting an OS with this course covering troubleshooting boot problems and applications, kernel panic and more.

Display Technologies
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Display Technologies

Display Technologies

Keep an eye out for trouble with this course on display technologies. You'll look at the details of resolutions and aspect ratios, multiple monitors, projects, graphics cards and more.

Essentials of Networking
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Essentials of Networking

Essentials of Networking

Keep your machines talking to each other with this course on the essentials of networking, including hubs and switches, WANs and routers, structured cabling and more.

Local Area Networking
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Local Area Networking

Local Area Networking

Explore the complexities of LAN with this course covering network IDs and subnet masks, router configuration, port forwarding and more.

Wireless Networking
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Wireless Networking

Wireless Networking

Explore wireless networking with this course covering wireless network hardware, enterprise wireless, troubleshooting connections and more.

The Internet
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The Internet

The Internet

Take ninety minutes to deepen your knowledge of the internet's complexities with this ninety-minute course covering dial-up and broadband, remote desktop connections, FTP, proxy servers and more.

Virtualization
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Virtualization

Virtualization

Dig deeper into the real details of the virtual world with this course on virtualization, covering cloud computing, virtual machines and more.

Portable Computing
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Portable Computing

Portable Computing

Laptops aren't as simple as they appear. Improve your knowledge of portable computing with this course on laptop hardware, troubleshooting, displays and more.

Understanding Mobile Devices
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Understanding Mobile Devices

Understanding Mobile Devices

Brush up on your knowledge of mobile devices with this course covering mobile connections, OSes and more.

Care and Feeding of Mobile Devices
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Care and Feeding of Mobile Devices

Care and Feeding of Mobile Devices

Dig deeper into mobile devices with this course covering mobile devices and email, synchronization, security and more.

Printers and Multifunction Devices
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Printers and Multifunction Devices

Printers and Multifunction Devices

Take a closer look at the world of printers with this course covering inkjet, thermal, impact and laser printers, printer installation and troubleshooting, 3D printing and more.

Securing Computers
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Securing Computers

Securing Computers

Get to grips with system attack and defense through this course on securing computers. Includes modules on physical security, social engineering, malware, incident response and more.

Getting Organized
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Getting Organized

Getting Organized

Review your organization strategies with this course on documents, data, change management, data destruction and more.

Understanding Networks
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Understanding Networks

Understanding Networks

Explore network technology with this course on models, packets, ports and more.

The Physical Network
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The Physical Network

The Physical Network

Brush up on the facts of the physical network in a course covering Ethernet, cabling, troubleshooting, Cat ratings and much more.

The World of TCP/IP
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The World of TCP/IP

The World of TCP/IP

Take a close look at the world of TCP/IP with this course covering static and dynamic IP addressing, understanding routers and ports, implementing NAT and much more.

Making TCP/IP Work
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Making TCP/IP Work

Making TCP/IP Work

Explore the complexities of making TCP/IP work with this course covering TCP and UDP, netstat, Wireshark and much more.

Securing TCP/IP
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Securing TCP/IP

Securing TCP/IP

Secure TCP/IP with this course covering encryption, cryptographic hashes, identification and everything else you need to keep your connection safe.

Advanced IP Networking
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Advanced IP Networking

Advanced IP Networking

In this course, you'll explore the details of advanced IP networking with modules on VLANs, VPNs, ports and more.

Wireless, Virtual, Cloud and Mobile Networking
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Wireless, Virtual, Cloud and Mobile Networking

Wireless, Virtual, Cloud and Mobile Networking

Get to grips with the complexities of wireless, virtual, cloud and mobile networking with this course covering wireless security standards, Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), wireless scenarios and much more.

Building a Real-World Network
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Building a Real-World Network

Building a Real-World Network

Explore the building of a real-world network with this course covering network design, unified communications, backups and more.

Managing Risk
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Managing Risk

Managing Risk

With this course on managing the network, you'll look at risk management, access control, network threats, testing network security and more.

Risk Management
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Risk Management

Risk Management

Learn key concepts related to risk management, including policies and procedures, business impact analysis and threat and risk assessments.

Cryptography
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Cryptography

Cryptography

Build a baseline of cryptography knowledge as you progress through this course covering essential cryptography concepts and use cases.

Identity and Access Management
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Identity and Access Management

Identity and Access Management

Learn about one of the most important security concepts related to access management: identification, authentication, authorization and accounting.

Tools of the Trade
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Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

Explore the uses of common information security technology and tools.

Securing Individual Systems
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Securing Individual Systems

Securing Individual Systems

Gain an entry-level understanding of essential hardware, firmware and operating system security concepts.

The Basic LAN
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The Basic LAN

The Basic LAN

Learn the basics of designing secure networks.

Beyond the Basic LAN
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Beyond the Basic LAN

Beyond the Basic LAN

Explore the basics of virtualization and cloud security, including key cloud terminology and commonly used as-a-service models.

Secure Protocols
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Secure Protocols

Secure Protocols

Learn the basics of secure software and application development.

Testing Your Infrastructure
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Testing Your Infrastructure

Testing Your Infrastructure

Learn about vulnerability scanning and the importance of assessing the impact vulnerabilities can have on organizations.

Dealing with Incidents
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Dealing with Incidents

Dealing with Incidents

Explore how an incident response plan works and the basic concepts related to digital forensics.

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