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From the author of Sybex’s best-selling A+ Study Guide comes the streamlined tool you need to bone up on critical A+ information: A+ Fast Pass.
About the Author
David Groth is a full-time author and consultant, He is the author of Sybex’s best-selling A+ Complete Study Guide and Network + Study Guide, as well as the I-Net+ Study Guide and Cabling: The Complete guide to Network Wiring Groth holds many technical certifications, including A+, Network+, Server+, Security+, MCSE, and CNI.
A+ Fast Pass
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