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PROFESSOR MESSER’S COMPTIA 220-801/802 A+ TRAINING

Professor Messer’s CompTIA 220-801/802 A+ Training

The CompTIA A+ certification is one of the most popular IT certifications in the world. In this playlist, you’ll learn about the 220-801 and 220-802 CompTIA A+ certification, the Professor Messer A+ training course, and some tips to get you through your certification exam.



PROFESSOR MESSER’S A+ TRAINING VIDEOS AND STUDY GUIDES


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RGB TO CMYK COLOR SPACE FOR IMAGES

RGB TO CMYK COLOR SPACE FOR IMAGES

First things first… graphic artist… copiers typically paint their pallete in cmyk so please restrict your pallete accordingly… if not then some copiers will not render images correctly… in the correct range of colors… you can do this a couple of ways… depending on your image your success will vary…

online rgb to cmyk filters

RGB TO CMYK FILTER I
RGB TO CMYK FILTER II
RGB TO CMYK FILTER III

Now lets say you wanted to do this in a graphic arts program…
graphic arts program rgb to cmyk color spaces

PHOTOSHOP (may not apply to your version see note below)
INDESIGN
CORELDRAW
ILLUSTRATOR

THEN THERE IS PANTONE… some copiers use pantone color matching system… here is how to use it to convert rgb to pantone

HOW TO SELECT SPOT COLOR IN PANTONE

RGB TO PANTONE CONVERSION IN GENERAL

If you have read this far then you need to start thinking about color profiles

FREE ICC PROFILES

Pantone and ICC works best with Fiery controllers. Fiery controllers extend the range of colors of the copiers.

NOTE: Be aware that it is possible to see colors in RGB that you can’t make with CMYK.
They are said to be “out of the CMYK color gamut”. What happens is that the RGB-to-CMYK translator just gets as close as possible to the appearance of the original and that’s as good as it can be. It’s something that everyone in the industry puts up with. So it’s best to select any colors you use for fonts or other design elements in your layout using CMYK definitions instead of RGB.

NOTE: The following programs do not have the capability to convert to CMYK.
Adobe Photoshop LE
Adobe PhotoDeluxe
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Powerpoint
Microsoft Works
Microsoft PhotoDraw
Picture It Publishing

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GENERIC IEEE 1284.4 PRINTING SUPPORT DRIVER

GENERIC IEEE 1284.4 PRINTING SUPPORT DRIVER

You will usually be looking for this driver if you have an issue with a usb adapter of some kind… or had problems installing a printer…

if your issue is caused by bad printer install… completely uninstall the printer… unplug printer and reboot… then restart… reinstall printer driver… and plug in printer when requested…

if you are using an adapter like a usb to parallel adapter then your next step is to uninstall driver unplug adapter… turn off printer… reboot… then turn on printer if its a driver that requests when printer plugs in then go with that… if not then your next step is to plug in adapter and let windows guide you through the process… if you have time let windows update get the right driver… if not refuse and let windows pull it from pc… if all is good good… if not then uninstall all and install generic Generic IEEE 1284.4 printing support driver and uninstall printer and then try again…

GENERIC IEEE 1284.4 PRINTING SUPPORT DRIVER OFR 8.1, 8, 7, VISTA, XP, 32BIT AND 64BIT VERSIONS

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DV 6000 BLACK SCREEN FIX

DV 6000 BLACK SCREEN FIX

The simplest thing to do is to replace the main board but if you are game then this is a pretty good option if the board is already DEAD… you just need one of those really small phillips screw drivers and a heat gun

(DEAD MEANS THE HARD RESET DOES NOT WORK AND THE CONTROL ALT DELETE TRICK DOES NOT WORK AND YOU RESEATED RAM AND CHECKED DISPLAY CONNECTIONS TO THE MAINBOARD AND THE ISSUE IS NOT RESOLVED… ITS GETTING WORSE OR JUST A PLAIN BLACK SCREEN)

DV 6000 DISASSEMBLY STEP BY STEP GUIDE

This rework fix also works on the HP DV2000, DV6000 and DV9000 apple macbook pro there are a couple more HP’s with this video issue

If you decide to do this, you do it off your own back, I take no responsibility for any damaged caused by you using this technique

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UPDATING FIRMWARE FOR RICOH SUBLIMATION PRINTER

UPDATING FIRMWARE FOR RICOH SUBLIMATION PRINTER

Remember firmware update are like the updates that you do in computers and games… They fix problems and sometimes add new features… check every few months…

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DESIGNJET: INK TUBE REPLACEMENT TUTORIAL

DESIGNJET: INK TUBE REPLACEMENT TUTORIAL

If you have worked on your designjet and found that priming the printhead and purging the tube does not work for you and you have to replace the ink tube system then this tutorial will guide you through that situation.

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