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Good Hardware Diagnostic Utility(s)

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by woodcycl, Apr 16, 2008.

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  1. woodcycl

    woodcycl Thread Starter

    Dec 17, 2004
    More and more, I am faced with hardware problems (as opposed to malware or OS corruption) on computers I'm asked to diagnose.

    Can anyone recommend or suggest a good Hardware diagnostic utility or utilities that will make my job easier? At this point, going the old route of unhooking one component at a time (or unhooking all and adding one back in at a time) is taking its toll on me. Spending $$ on a good reliable software tool that can be run from a USB drive, CD, or installed and uninstalled for troubleshooting multiple systems is warranted.

    Any help is appreciated. Many thanks.

  2. daniel_b2380


    Jan 31, 2003
    really just aren't any shortcuts,
    no MAGICAL 'jelly-bean' [software] to solve hardware or software issues,
    just development of common-sense diagnostic skills,
    that's what this and a whole lot of other forums are for,

    you may peruse this and see if you can find something,

    you might try what some of us do,
    everytime! before i go to do anything on a customer's pc,
    i kneel before it
    say my 3 prayers to the 'great computer god'
    then, do i really need to continue.............
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