Introduce IT technical support as best-selling authors and educators Andrews, West and Dark explain how to work with users as well as install, maintain, secure and troubleshoot software in COMPTIA A+ CORE 2 EXAM: GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS AND SECURITY, 10E. This step-by-step, highly visual approach uses CompTIA A+ Exam objectives as a framework to prepare students for the 220-1002 certification exam. Extensive updates reflect the most current technology, techniques and industry standards in IT support. Each chapter covers core and advanced topics with an emphasis on practical application and learning by doing. Additional coverage explores the latest developments in security, Active Directory, operational procedures, the basics of scripting, mobile operating systems, virtualization, remote support and Windows 10. In addition, Lab Manuals, CourseNotes, online labs and optional MindTap online resources provide certification test prep and interactive activities to prepare future IT support technicians.