CompTIA A+ Exam 220-901: Portable Computer Hardware

This path is intended for anyone who wishes to enter the IT professional field, and requires entry-level training to get them started with a career in technical support.


Expected Duration
72 minutes

Laptops and other portable computers function the same as a desktop computer, but have an entirely different set of requirements when designing and installing components for them. In this course, you will learn about the different types of computer hardware that can go into a portable computer. The course describes computer hardware that is specialized for a portable computer like a laptop.


Servicing Laptop Components

  • start the course
  • describe laptop hardware replacement
  • describe a hard drive replacement
  • describe an optical drive replacement
  • describe SODIMM memory replacement
  • describe the process of memory installation
  • describe wireless card replacement
  • describe the Wi-Fi antenna replacement process
  • describe DC jack replacement
  • describe touchpad replacement
  • describe plastics replacement
  • describe the replacement of speakers
  • describe system board replacement
  • describe CPU replacement

Laptop Displays

  • describe LCD replacement
  • describe OLED
  • describe plasma
  • describe an inverter
  • describe dual display
  • describe rotatable and removable screens

Practice: Identify Locations for Laptop Servicing

  • identify general locations for laptop servicing





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