Part 1 of 3 in the CompTIA Network+ (2012 Objectives) series. This CompTIA Network+ course teaches you the fundamentals of networking. You'll learn how to install, configure and troubleshoot basic networking hardware, protocols and services so you can successfully implement and maintain networks. If you're an aspiring network support professional or just getting started with networking, this course is right for you. This is an entry-level certification, so no previous IT experience is needed, but some familiarity with computer hardware and software will be helpful.