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CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+ FC0-U61)

Exam preparation for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ certification
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ITPro TV
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English
Using features and functions of common operating systems and establishing network connectivity
Identifying common software applications and their purpose
Using security and web browsing best practices

ITProTV is CompTIA’s Official Video Training Partner. The CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification is an entry level certification designed to introduce users to basic computer principles. It covers basic IT literacy and ensures one understands the different terminology and the various concepts involved In the IT industry. It also serves as a great starting point if you are just getting started in computers and is designed to be the first step on your way to pursuing the CompTIA A+ certification or others similar. Topics covered include hardware basics, troubleshooting, software installation, security and also networking.

Operating Systems

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Overview

This episode introduces the viewer to ITProTV's CompTIA IT Fundamentals (FC0-U61) course and gives a brief overview of the topics that will be covered.

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Computer Operating Systems

In this episode, Ronnie and Don define what a computer operating system is. They describe how operating systems function and explain many of the features provided by most common operating systems.

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Microsoft Windows

In this episode, Ronnie and Don explore the Microsoft Windows operating system. They demonstrate the core functionality of the OS and highlight some of the unique features available within Windows.

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Apple macOS

In this episode, Ronnie and Don explore the Apple macOS operating system. They demonstrate the core functionality of the OS and highlight some of the unique features available within macOS.

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GNU Linux

In this episode, Ronnie and Don explore the GNU Linux operating system. They demonstrate the core functionality of the OS and highlight some of the unique features available within Linux.

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Section Review

This quiz covers topics from the Operating Systems section of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals course.

Software and Applications

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Software Usage Requirements

In this episode, Don and Ronnie discuss some of the different requirements to use software. They take a look at costs, licensing agreements, and platform requirements. Keywords: Single-platform software, Cross-platform software, Licensing, Installation

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Business and Productivity Software

In this episode, Don and Ronnie explain business and productivity software use. The team demonstrates different software and their purpose in the workplace. Keywords: Productivity, Business, Application Delivery, Application Architecture

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Business and Productivity Software Part 2

In this episode, Don and Ronnie explain business and productivity software use. The team demonstrates different software and their purpose in the workplace. Keywords: Productivity, Business, Application Delivery, Application Architecture

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Collaboration Software

In this episode, Don and Ronnie explain software use. The team discusses the purpose of collaboration software and how it's used in a business daily. Keywords: Collaboration, Application Delivery

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Web Browser Settings

In this episode, Don and Ronnie configure and use use features found in a web browser. They show how to enhance the browsing experience with add-ons, private-browsing, popup and script blockers. The team also shows how to check certificate validity. Keywords: caching, private browsing, proxy settings, certificates, popup blockers, script blockers.

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Web Browser Settings Part 2

In this episode, Don and Ronnie configure and use use features found in a web browser. They show how to enhance the browsing experience with add-ons, private-browsing, popup and script blockers. The team also shows how to check certificate validity. Keywords: caching, private browsing, proxy settings, certificates, popup blockers, script blockers.

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Section Review

This quiz covers topics from the Software and Applications section of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals course.

Software Development

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Programming Concepts

In this episode, Don and Ronnie give the viewers an introduction to application development. They start out by covering basic programming concepts and then demonstrate basic application design.

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Programming Concepts Part 2

In this episode, Don and Ronnie give the viewers an introduction to application development. They start out by covering basic programming concepts and then demonstrate basic application design.

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Developing with Python

In this episode, Don and Ronnie demonstrate how to write an application using the Python development language. They start with a simple application and then add in elements like variables, functions and loops to create a more complex example.

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Section Review

This quiz covers topics from the Software Development section of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals course.

Computer Hardware

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Central Processing Unit (CPU)

In this episode, Don and Ronnie dive into basic computing hardware. The team talk about some of the different types of computers and where they're found in daily life!

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Common Hardware

In this episode, Don and Ronnie examine what is common hardware between computing devices--smartphone, webcams, raspberry pi, desktop, servers.  They show the the motherboard and RAM of a system as well as two systems of various sizes.

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Common Hardware Part 2

In this episode, Don and Ronnie, take a look at what the BIOS does.  The explain and show the boot process.  Also, they demonstrate how to enter the BIOS and some of the settings found within BIOS.

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Peripheral Devices

In this episode, Don and Ronnie show various devices that are connected to the computer to enhance the function of the computer. They discuss how to connect the devices physically and how they may be configured to work with the computer.

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Peripheral Devices Part 2

In this episode, Don and Ronnie continue discussing various peripherals.  They spend time on IP-based peripherals like IP based printers. Using the connected webcam, they also show some devices will work without drivers and where to find drivers to make them work better.

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Display Hardware

In this episode, Don and Ronnie show some of the different display hardware IT techs are likely to support. They discuss the different types of computer display devices, Connectors and connection types available.

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Storage Hardware

In this episode, Don and Ronnie discuss and show some of the computer storage devices an IT technician will work with on a daily basis.  They describe it's function, location and capacity.

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Section Review

This quiz covers topics from the Computer Hardware section of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals course.

Networking

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Basic Networking Concepts

In this episode, Don and Ronnie introduce basic networking concepts.  The team describe the basic packet transmission process, networking using names, addresses and basic protocols used.  They also mention of the different devices used to network computers together.

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Basic Networking Concepts Part 2

In this episode, Don and Ronnie introduce basic networking concepts.  The team describe the basic packet transmission process, networking using names, addresses and basic protocols used.  They also mention of the different devices used to network computers together.

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Configuring a Wireless Router

In this episode, Ronnie and Don walk the viewers through the process of configuring a wireless router. They demonstrate how to access the management interface and show the required steps to configure the wireless network for use. They then cover some security best practices to ensure that the wireless network is secured from common attacks.

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Configuring a Wireless Router Part 2

In this episode, Ronnie and Don walk the viewers through the process of configuring a wireless router. They demonstrate how to access the management interface and show the required steps to configure the wireless network for use. They then cover some security best practices to ensure that the wireless network is secured from common attacks.

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Connection and Service Types

In this episode, Don and Ronnie describe different internet connections available.

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Connection and Service Types Part 2

In this episode, Don and Ronnie describe different internet connections available.

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Section Review

This quiz covers topics from the Networking section of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals course.

Databases

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Database Concepts

In this episode, Ronnie and Don explore what makes up a modern database. They discuss the different types of databases, the advantages for using databases, and even some of the alternatives to using a database.

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Querying a Database

In this episode, Ronnie and Don explain how to communicate with a database using SQL queries. They then give multiple examples of adding, retrieving and modifying data in a SQL database.

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Table Design

In this episode, Ronnie and Don wrap up the database section by discussing how the actual data is stored in the database. They explain how relational data is stored and then discuss the various data types that can be assigned to better handle data storage.

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Section Review

This quiz covers topics from the Databases section of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals course.

Security

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Basic Security Principles

In this episode, Ronnie and Don discuss common security concepts that apply to almost every IT related task. They explain the concepts of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability and provide examples of how your IT infrastructure works to ensure all three.

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Basic Security Principles Part 2

In this episode, Ronnie and Don discuss common security concepts that apply to almost every IT related task. They explain the concepts of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability and provide examples of how your IT infrastructure works to ensure all three.

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Security Best Practices

In this episode, Ronnie and Don discuss the security best practices that all IT technicians should be applying to ensure their data is secure. Specifically, they demonstrate how to use anti-virus and anti-malware software to protect your computer.

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Security Best Practices Part 2

In this episode, Ronnie and Don discuss the security best practices that all IT technicians should be applying to ensure their data is secure. Specifically, they explain how firewalls and routers can be secured to protect your network.

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Security Best Practices Part 3

In this episode, Ronnie and Don discuss the security best practices that all IT technicians should be applying to ensure their data is secure. Specifically, they explain how important it is to perform regular software updates to ensure your systems are patched agains an attack.

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Section Review

This quiz covers topics from the Security section of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals course.

Troubleshooting

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Troubleshooting Methodology

In this episode, Don and Ronnie introduce the 8 step CompTIA troubleshooting Model and use an example to walk through the methodology.  Here they show the first 4 steps.

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Troubleshooting Methodology Part 2

In this episode, Don and Ronnie continue with the 8 step model by completing the last 4 steps.  They round out the episode by solving the problem from part 1.

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Troubleshooting Example

In this example Don and Ronnie show how the troubleshooting model works out through an example with a hardware issue on a computer.

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Section Review

This quiz covers topics from the Troubleshooting section of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals course.

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