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CompTIA IT Fundamentals (FC0-U61) Cert Prep 3: Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Databases, and Programming

Trash it or stash it?

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  • Course details

    Learn the fundamentals you need to ace the CompTIA IT Fundamentals (FC0-U61) exam. Passing the exam earns you the ITF+ certification, designed for advanced users considering a career in IT. This certification is a great entry point for novices transitioning to IT pros—and this three-part cert prep series provides "self-help" style guidance that you can use to study for the exam. The third course covers computer maintenance, troubleshooting, databases, and programming. Instructor Scott Jernigan shows how to clean and maintain computers, troubleshoot the most common issues, identify the essential components of databases, and understand the building blocks of programming—in any language.

    This course was created by Total Seminars. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.


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      Scott Jernigan

      Scott Jernigan has been chief editor at Total Seminars for over 15 years.

      Another unlikely hero in the Total Seminars' saga, Scott was a University of Houston medieval history doctoral student. He sure knew a lot about computers though, primarily because of his obsession with computer games. Scott left the doctoral program and has poured his heart and soul into making great books and other training materials.

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    - Dead PC, obsolete printer, consumable consumed? What to do, what to do? Toss it in the trash? Send it to the recycle bin? Or get more creative about safe disposal? To help you decide the fate of those pesky parts, it's time to play, Trash It or Stash It! (upbeat music) Welcome to Trash It or Stash It, the game about disposal. We'll look at various computing pieces to see how they stack up against the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive. Are you ready? Our fiRst entry is this beautiful old scanner. Audience, trash it or stash it? - [Audience] Stash it! - Ah yes, one man's trash is another man's treasure. Old scanners and printers can find new homes in places that need them. So take it to a recycling center. Up next is this set of batteries. These are classic, alkaline batteries. Things that powered the computing equivalent of the Energizer Bunny. Well audience, trash them, or stash them? -…

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