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.

6 videos  //  39 minutes of training

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Course description

Laptops can sometimes be overlooked in the excitement of the fast-moving smartphone and tablet markets, but portable computing remains a key part of a certified technician’s knowledge. In this course, you’ll look at laptop features, laptop hardware, the role of the CPU and motherboard, troubleshooting, tools and more.

Course syllabus

Laptop FeaturesDuration: 8:09

Laptop Hardware Troubleshooting - The ToolsDuration: 4:54

Laptop Hardware - Core HardwareDuration: 3:41

Laptop Hardware - CPU and MotherboardDuration: 6:57

Touring Your Laptop DisplayDuration: 4:08

Power ManagementDuration: 11:10

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Mike Meyers

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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.

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