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Q: Vista Diagnostics???

Greetings!!!
I have had nothing but problems with my gateway GT5465E with VISTA installed.
Where can I find some diagnostics to run to track whats going on with my PC.
I need to know if Vista is this complicated or if I was sold a lemon and I should return it???
Wayne

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Preferred Solution: Vista Diagnostics???

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

A: Vista Diagnostics???

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My network diagnostic service no longer works. If I attempt to restart the service via Computer management I get an error message as follows

Error 1709 "the account specified for this service is different from the account specified for other services running in the same process"

Anybody any ideas what this means and how to correct?

Thanks southfield
 

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...yet Device Manager shows that the adapters are working fine.
Hello to all the helpful folks in the forum, and to the lurkers hoping to learn a little something from my plight...

1) I had a virus problem that was freezing my computer (which I posted in the BSOD folder).

2) I found some bad files (but not all of them - see below) and rooted them out with Avast.

3) The computer still was hanging; so, switching to SafeMode, I started testing to see which devices could be giving me problems. At one point, I shut off the Network Adapters, as well as Wired AutoConfig & WLAN AutoConfig. That gave me limited functionality in Normal mode.

4) Took it to BB where it was purchased and got some free advice from Geek Squad about where to look for viruses. Avast rooted out 3 more bad files.

5) Got some more great advice from Jonathan here, and found out how to correctly and easily update my drivers.

6) Ran the verifier command; no problems with drivers.

7) After rebooting, I tried to get back online. Windows could not start the Wireless Service. Diagnostics told me, "There might be a problem with one or more network adapters...." (Services & Devices had all been turned back on.)

8) Checking the Device Manager showed no problems with either of the devices:
- Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
- Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN

9) uh.... what should Step 9 be? And what further information do I need to provide to this board?

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A:[Vista] Diagnostics says 'network adapter problem'...

Hi there,

Try uninstalling the two devices in device manager for your network adapters.

Once done right click anywhere on the devices list and scan for hardware changes this should reinstall your two adapters.

If this fails to let you reconnect to wireless, then I'd suggest downloading and running malwarebytes if you havent already done so https://store.malwarebytes.org/342/c....51.1.1800.exe

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Here is the .zip file of the diagnostics ran from the instructions. I didn't get to save the system health report. However the .zip is attached

A:BSOD diagnostics output [moved from Vista/ Windows 7]

Also upon running the device verifier and restarting it didnt BSOD. However it may be important to reiterate that it doesn't BSOD every time you log into windows.

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I am running Vista Home Basic w/ SP1 on a Compaq Presario SR2168HM w/ 2Gb Ram. I launched Windows Memory Diagnostics from the Start Menu. it discovered no problems on 2 passes. Now the Memory Diagnostics resides in the System Tray permanently. I can not seem to turn it off. I have tried to find it in System Config, Services, and Programs and Features. I can find no where to turn it off so that it will not stay on the Systray. Can anyone give me a clue as to how to turn it off with out doing a reinstall of Vista. I did a System Restore to a time just before I ran Memory Diagnostics to no avail. TIA for any help. BTW I am somewhat new to Vista. I have only been running it on this Computer for about 2 or 3 weeks.
 

A:Solved: Windows Memory Diagnostics in Vista Home Basic

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HI,i did a diagnostic scan with pc doc pro 4.2 trial because my computer is running slow even though ive used 30gb out of 140gb,
it said i had 122 interface problems & 195 class id problems (noted severe) and 418 empty key problems.
this has freaked me out as i also run win aso registry optimizer 3.0 weekly but never get that amount of problems.
can i trust pc doc pro to fix all of these problems and will it make any difference as i will have to buy the program but i just want my computer to be running optimum.thank you very much as im totally scratching my head as to what to do ..thankyou..adam haynes
 

A:diagnostics

adamski28 said:

HI,i did a diagnostic scan with pc doc pro 4.2 trial because my computer is running slow even though ive used 30gb out of 140gb,
it said i had 122 interface problems & 195 class id problems (noted severe) and 418 empty key problems.
this has freaked me out as i also run win aso registry optimizer 3.0 weekly but never get that amount of problems.
can i trust pc doc pro to fix all of these problems and will it make any difference as i will have to buy the program but i just want my computer to be running optimum.thank you very much as im totally scratching my head as to what to do ..thankyou..adam haynesClick to expand...
 

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I was on a game when I got a BSOD (Blue screen of death.) I ignored it as you usually get them every now and then. I restarted as usual and I opened a program and it crashed; I opened it again and it came up with another BSOD with the error of 'System service exception' when it rebooted, it came up with HP Diagnostics UEFI. I was going to reboot when I thought I should test it as the laptop is around 2 and a half years old. It came back with Memory Slot 2: Bottom slot right failed the memory test (RAM) and Hard Drive 1 component test failed. I am slightly worried as there is only 1 HDD on the laptop and I don't want to lose half of my RAM. Does anybody know what I should do?

A:HP Diagnostics- What do they mean?

nw89192 wrote:I was on a game when I got a BSOD (Blue screen of death.) .... It came back with Memory Slot 2: Bottom slot right failed the memory test (RAM) and Hard Drive 1 component test failed. I am slightly worried as there is only 1 HDD on the laptop and I don't want to lose half of my RAM. Does anybody know what I should [email protected] Please backup your files/data and replace failed components. HEAT (playing games) killed the machine. Regards.

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At Build this year, we gave a sneak preview of a set of new APIs designed to provide diagnostic information about running apps. You can see the videos here and here ? but note that these were based on a pre-release implementation. So, while the Build videos are still correct on broad functionality, the final API names are almost all slightly different. Plus, we added a couple of extra features after Build.

The final versions for the upcoming release are available in the Insider builds from Build 16226, along with the corresponding SDK.

At a high level, these APIs allow an app to:
Enumerate a list of running apps, including UWP apps, Win32 apps, system services and so on.
For each app, get process-specific metrics on:
Memory usage (private commit and working set).
CPU usage.
Disk reads and writes.

For each UWP app, get additional metrics on:
Memory usage (including shared commit) equivalent to the Windows.System.MemoryManager report previously available to an app for its own usage.
State info: running, suspending, suspended, not running.
Energy quota info: under or over.
Enumerate a list of any background tasks that are active for the app, including name, trigger type and entry point.
Enumerate all the processes for the app (using an enhancement to the existing Windows.System.Diagnostics.ProcessDiagnosticInfo class that was previously restricted to an app for its own usage).
The API has a simple hierarchical structure:
The AppDiagnosticInfo type represents a single ... Read more

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 Attach.txt   12.81KB
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  1 downloadsNot sure what the issue is -I have Malwarebyte and McAfee both running. McAfee keeps returning the error that real time scanning has been shut off and I have run Combofix many times before , but now it stops after doing a registry backup. Here is the dds.txt

DS (Ver_10-11-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by breitert at 9:19:03.70 on Sat 11/06/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18975
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Business 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2045.1196 [GMT -5:00]

SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
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A:KWM Diagnostics

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more

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My Hp probook 4540s used to ave advanced diagnostics but now only has hp diagnostics with the option of hard drive check and memory check and nothing else.

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JA8231 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!Wish I had good news for you, but I don't ... The UEFI diagnostics you refer to are linked to the Win8.1 page for your PC, but NOT to the Win10 page: http://h20565.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=5229456&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4158 This could be a simple oversight by HP, in which you could then download and install the diagnostics from the Win8.1 page.  Or, it could more likely be that those do not work in Win10 -- in which you're then out of luck. My suggestion is to try downloading and install them anyway, they might just work.Good Luck

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so after i have run the windows memory diagnostics i have determined that i have various ram errors. what i would like to know is what dos programs i could use to rectify my problems thanks.
 

A:ram diagnostics

http://www.memtest.org/
It takes quite while, best to do it overnight
 

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I have a few questions about diagnostics.
I have a Samsung HD Can I use Seagate SeaTools for its diagnostics?
If not, I need some help on forming a diagnostic CD for Samsung.
Thanks,
Clinkzeh.
 

A:HD Diagnostics

http://www.pcpitstop.com/

Get your whole system checked here (free)
 

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Hi guys

Im looking for any computer based diagnostic software or "hardware and software" (similar to vehicle diagnotics)

I have used some software that scans every sensor and any software and data stored on any drive.

but would like something a lot more thorough

such as, software that scans everything such as the voltages on any sensor and any possible piece of hardware,What is being stored and can be "rescued" from any device connected to the said computer/s

and so on.. does anyone know of anything like this?

Rob
 

A:PC Diagnostics ?

With all the different Hardware and Software manufacturers out there, and all the make and models of components within all the different computers, you won't find any 1 program capable of reading everything. Closest thing I have seen would be the Ultimate Boot CD which contains dozens of freeware programs for hardware diagnosis, but nothing really for software.
 

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My puter has been giving me error messages that I didn't have enough RAM to open some pages on the internet, so I did what any self respecting gameaholic would do, I went and bought more. I installed 768 SDRAM. And low and behold, I now have lots and lots of memory and no longer get those pesky little messages. However, when I check settings to see the performance of my new memory, it says that I only have 62% of the RAM available. This is with no windows open, I'm not on the internet, nothing. How could this be?..Is there a diagnostics program I can run that will tell me what hog is in my RAM? (no pun intended)...my system is a Windows 98 with a Pentium II. I read extensively on my mb to get the correct memory, so I don't think that is the problem...what the heck could it be?

any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
 

A:RAM Diagnostics????

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Hi. Any suggestions for a good easy to use diagnostic tool for PC hang ups, sluggish behavior and general hassles? Thanks for your advice. Steve
 

A:PC diagnostics

it could be caused by spyware - is this the problems you are having or just looking for some PC diags ???
 

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Other than scannow /f is there anything else built into Windows that will run a system check/diagnostics ? I suspect I have created a system that may have some wires crossed as far as performance goes ?

Or..will running a repair install correct/fix any issues in my current installation...and...assuming I do it properly per the tutorial...is there any danger of loosing documents and/or files after the repair isntall ?

Thanks...TRinAZ

A:Other diagnostics besides SFC for WIN 7 Pro 64 bit machine

  
Quote: Originally Posted by trinaz


Other than scannow /f is there anything else built into Windows that will run a system check/diagnostics ? I suspect I have created a system that may have some wires crossed as far as performance goes ?

Or..will running a repair install correct/fix any issues in my current installation...and...assuming I do it properly per the tutorial...is there any danger of loosing documents and/or files after the repair isntall ?

Thanks...TRinAZ


Wires crossed? SFC just checks your system files against a copy in stores and compares them.

A repair install will only help if there are damaged files which SFC should pick up.

There is always some danger of losing files/documents so it is always a good idea to backup, have a restore point, and an OS dvd.

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Any Internet and Connection Trouble Shooter Wizards out there ?I can use your assistance !Could you determine what the fix is for the Failure ?Did a System Scan from Network Diagnostics ;Show Saved Files Internet Service Default Outlook Express Mail POP3.snip.net / SMTP.snip.net FAILED InBoundMailPort = 110 InBoundMailServer = POP3.snip.net (FAILED)Pinging POP3.snip.net [209.204.64.14] with 32 bytes of data:Destination net unreachable.Request timed out.Destination net unreachable.Request timed out.Ping statistics for 209.204.64.14:Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 2, Lost = 2 (50% loss)Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms InBoundMailType = POP3 Successfully connected to POP3.snip.net port 110 OutBoundMailPort = 25 OutBoundMailServer = SMTP.snip.net (PASSED)Pinging SMTP.snip.net [209.204.64.20] with 32 bytes of data:Reply from 209.204.64.20: bytes=32 time=208ms TTL=208Reply from 209.204.64.20: bytes=32 time=203ms TTL=203Reply from 209.204.64.20: bytes=32 time=203ms TTL=203Reply from 209.204.64.20: bytes=32 time=187ms TTL=187Ping statistics for 209.204.64.20:Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss)Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:Minimum = 187ms, Maximum = 208ms, Average = 200ms OutBoundMailType = SMTP Successfully connected to SMTP.snip.net port 25 Default Outlook Express News Not Configured Internet Explorer Web Proxy Not Configured Computer Information Computer System CPQ24444294201 ... Read more

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If a PC freezes, and nothing you do can bring it out of the freeze where all you can do is force it to shut down so you can re-start it... is there a log in Windows where you can go to see if there is an error code of some kind that can hopefully provide a clue as to why the system froze up?

A:PC Freeze Diagnostics

If anything it would be in your event viewer, but I would guess you will not find anything but "unexpected shutdown"

What are you doing when the PC freezes?

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While using the PC, Monitor at random shuts off, error code 1 long beep, 2 short beeps, video card ? My assumption is pointing to, video card, right or wrong ?

A:Right or Wrong Diagnostics ?

Are the beeps coming from the motherboard?

Fill in your specs with a little more detail and we can look up the code for you.

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i finally located the file, exe, acc, dll to launch this program; when i click the diagnostics icon in EAX console this popup appears. have browsed for the setup.exe & diagnos3.exe for program & put in the acc file & click run, but still nothing. anyone have any advice how to type a command pathway to get this program to activate? thx
 

A:sb audigy 2 diagnostics

does anybody know how to fill in the blanks in the attachment?
 

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What is the difference(s) between the 40 Minute "Full Test" Diagnostics run online on the Dell website at http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/product-support/servicetag/CQ37W52/diagnose?s=BSD and the Diagnostics run via Dell Support Assist software (10 Minute "Default" Scan & 15 Minute "Stress Scan" = Total of 25 Minutes)?
Since the Dell Support Assist Diagnostics are only 25 Minutes total, that is 15 Minutes less time (37.5% less time) than the 40 Minutes online Diagnostics.

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I can't find the WD Data Lifeguard CD download anywhere on their site, only here now: Data Lifeguard Diagnostic For Western Digital Drives

The more direct Download link there I've bookmarked is Western Digital Data Lifeguard CD ISO (extract first). Please advise if there is a reason not to use this link.

What could explain why a major tech company would only offer bootable floppy diagnostics for all of their drives old and new? I mean they literally repeat the floppy download on every single model's Downloads page. Does that strike anyone else to be as mammoth as Support incompetence can get?

A:Where did WD links to CD Diagnostics go?

Hey Greg,

It seems that you have to look up the model number at WD for the drive first before seeing the downloads for Data Lifeguard.WD Support / Downloads / Select Product
Here's an example:

(dos)
WD Support / Downloads / SATA & SAS / WD VelociRaptor

(Windows)
WD Support / Downloads / SATA & SAS / WD VelociRaptor

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 2:16:10 AM, on 11/28/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RioMSC.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exeC:\Program Files\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exeC:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exeC:\PROGRA~1\NETSCAPE&... Read more

A:My Hijackthis Log-diagnostics

I see a clean log, I don't see any problems at all.
Can you explain to me what problems you are having please.

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I've had some blue screen errors in the past and I wanted to run some diagnostics on my hardware before I play any games on it. I ran the dell diagnostic tool that came with my pc, but it requires user input for the video card test. A lot of the questions aren't straightforward and so I could have gotten error due to this. Should I just run a third-party test instead? For the memory test...should I just run memtest86?

Also, when updating my ati catalyst drivers...is it okay to just install over an older set. I attempted to do clean install once, but ran into a lot of problems.
 

A:Hardware Diagnostics

anyone?
 

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Hello all,               I have tried to run Lenovo's System Diagnostics and all I see is a message in red telling me that it is running and to wait. Well I waited for an hour and I suspect it was not running at all.I never had to wait this long. Why is this and it is not acceptable?











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A:System Diagnostics

Hi rjordan393 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Either that the LSC is not ok or it has encountered issue during the test that was not able to verify. 
Try to uninstall it from programs and features under control panel and download a fresh updated copy from the support site and see if that would work. 
 
Likewise for differential comparison you can also use similar test software such as this and this . 
Update us how things go. 
 
Regards

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I have being trying to diagnose a fault with a laptop, some over heating problem. I have used a diagnostics card it keeping spitting out the error code 'AE' which means clear boot flag. I'm guessing the bios is performing its own checks and intefering which the card checks.

What can i do rectify this. Manuals not very good and i been trying to google it but to no avail..

Hardware= diagnostic card plugs into the parallel port of the laptop powered by the usb port and has a two digit display, Dell c640 laptop
If any one can help or set me straight i be grateful.
 

A:Diagnostics card

Never had a good experience with diagnostics cards. All the ones I've seen are pretty useless and simply don't work well, if at all. Most moderen PCs has diag cards built in on whether it's beep codes or the diag LCDs on the back of most modern Dells. If the PC is having an over heating issue a diag card isn't gonna help anyway.

To fix a laptop that is over heating you should open the laptop up and blow the dust out of the laptop paying special attention to the heat sinks and fans. While it is open make sure the fans are spinning and that the heatsinks are in place and securly attached.

What are the symptoms the laptop is having any? Maybe it's not just overheating?
 

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Ran iTunes Diagnostics>Results: Optical drive-"No audio CD found" ( there was a CD in my TSSTcorpCD/DVD SH-W162C drive)>clicked 'Help'>Got Itunes message "The URL could not be opened". How do I fix this URL problem?
Thanks:
jonmarko
 

A:iTunes Diagnostics

Are you certain your optical drive is working properly. Can you open the files on the CD manually?
 

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Hello,

Just wondering if there any decent freeware Diagnostic tools, such as those you'd burn as a bootable CD... If we can't find one we'll be buying the Microscope 2000 suite.
 

A:Diagnostics Software

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Hello .... this is my first posting after finding this great website resourse and a search of the archive still leaves me uncertain about the compatibility of manufacturer supplied diagnostic programs for external USB hard drives.

Do these diagnostics (like SeaTools) fully work on external USB hard drives?

I've often used these manufacturer supplied diagnostics on my internal IDE or SATA HDs with no problems in getting the diagnostic program to recognize and perform all the various tests.

However, for my external HDs, only the Generic tests are available to me with SeaTools for Windows (i.e. SMART test or Info Report are shown to be not supported on my Seagate and Maxtor external drives). And booting Seetools from a FreeDOS bootable CD will not even recognize these USB drives at all.

Recently, I purchased and placed two new 500GB HDs into external USB enclosures:

1. A Maxtor Basics SATA II/300 that generates very loud annoying clicks while seeking and;

2. A Seagate ST350064 Ultra/100 which has a constant high pitched whine (that drives me nuts).

I've tried different enclosures and also no enclosures with no reduction with regards to the noises.

The SeaTools Windows Version for Windows XP Pro SP2 does see them and can perform the Generic Tests that report no problems.

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A:Ext USB HD Diagnostics Questions

The Seatools disc: http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/seatools





SeaTools for Windows
SeaTools for Windows has replaced SeaTools Online and PowerMax. SeaTools for Windows is a comprehensive, easy-to-use diagnostic tool that helps you quickly determine the condition of the disc drive in your external hard drive, desktop or notebook computer. It includes several tests that will examine the physical media on your Seagate or Maxtor disc drive and any other non-Seagate disc drive.

SeaTools for Windows tests USB, 1394, ATA (PATA/IDE), SATA and SCSI drives. It installs onto your system. SeaTools for Windows is completely data safe.Click to expand...

Although I don't like those sounds
I would suggest that you coninue to make backups to external Media
If the USB Drive is your backup Media, then at least you have the backup in two areas
 

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Since dropping Norton, I am without a system diagnostic program like "Win Doctor". Can anyone suggest a program that will safely do the same thing? It doesn't have to be free. It just has to work. I'm running XP SP2.
 

A:System diagnostics

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I had a post going in the security thread until I realized it wasn't a virus problem... it was a hardware problem. Could anyone give me some advice or possibly a link to a diagnostic tool that would help me solve my problem.

Windows 2k freezes at the splash screen so I can only run my computer in safe mode. This leads me to believe it might not be a critical piece of hardware that's acting up.. maybe? Anyways, I haven't altered any of the hardware recently. This problem just sort of popped out of the blue.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Hardware Diagnostics....

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Are there diagnostics that can determine if the Bluetooth Radio hardware is working properly?

I cannot get a new Microsoft Sculpt Bluetooth (dongle-less) Mouse to be recognized after putting it in discovery mode.

My phone can see the mouse, so I'm pretty sure the mouse is not broken.

The computer cannot see the phone, so I'm pretty sure that something is hosed with the computer hardware or the O/S, but all the drivers seem to be in order.

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate.
ASUS P8H67-I Deluxe m/b.
Qualcomm Atheros Communications Port_#0004.Hub_#0003

The ASUS m/b has built-in Bluetooth, and the ASUS Bluetooth drivers are up-to-date and the Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator is up-to-date, and both are enabled and "working properly", and the Bluetooth icon is in my system tray.

I can see the Bluetooth Radio blinking on the back of the m/b.

Here are the current settings.

[x] Allow Bluetooth devices to find this computer
[x] Allow Bluetooth devices to connect to this computer
[x] Alert me when a new Bluetooth device wants to connect
[x] Show Bluetooth icon in the notification area

[ ] Turn off the Bluetooth Adapter


Thanks

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Hello All

My I'm trying to give a family member my laptop. After a failed factory reset it will not boot. The dell logo comes up but F8 dose not work. The only options that I get are F2 for set up and F12 for boot settings.

What do I need to do to fix this. It just keeps running the dell diagnostics over and over again. The diagnostics says that nothing is wrong with it but it just wont boot into windows

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Wanted to make sure I described the situation correctly.
I have Windows installed on a single Hard Drive computer with RAID selected (don't ask me why that's how I received it)
I have a Kingston SSD. 
ePSA passes.
Dell Diagnostics Long Test gives a "S.M.A.R.T. Wear Level use warning" on the SSD
Kingston's diagnostics software reports no errors on both short and extended S.M.A.R.T tests.
I don't see anything wrong with the laptop, except I have now started imagining sometimes Windows is slow to boot up. Otherwise laptop runs great.
So how can I reliably discover if my SSD is dying or not given two conflicting reports? Should I trust Dell's Diagnostics over the manufacturer (Kingston)?

A:SSD Diagnostics Warning

Does the Kingston test note anything about "wear" or how much life is remaining?
I have Samsung and Intel SSD's.  Their diagnostic programs also include the health of the SSD and the Intel even includes how much life is left.
With a single boot drive, you should change the BIOS to "AHCI" (default BIOS setting for most PC's).  This may have an affect on the boot time.

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I have been having some minor issues with Windows XP lately, and would like to ask if anyone knows of any good checkup/diagnostics/tuneup software that can locate and repair problems within Windows XP? Thanks
 

A:Checkup / Diagnostics

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What is Elevated Diagnostics?
That folder suddenly appears to my C:\Users\x\AppData\Local
Is safe or malware?
Delete or keep it?

A:Elevated Diagnostics

What are the contents of this folder? That might give a clue as to where it has come from.

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Diagnostics within windows using the Drivers and Utilities CD* Insert the Dimension Drivers and Utilities Resource CD, follow the prompts to load the software* When finished, click Start- Dell Accessories- Dell ResourceCD* Choose your System Type, Operating System, Diagnostics (for example, video)* The number and types of diagnostics will differ by system typeDiagnostics before windows using the Drivers and Utilities CD* Insert the Dimension Drivers and Utilities Resource CD into the top CD drive* Close any boxes that open* Insert any non-burned data CD into the lower CD drive* Close any boxes that open* Click Start- Turn Off Computer- Restart* Press F12 to enter the Boot Menu* Press 5 IDE CD-ROM DEVICE press Enter* Press 2 Boot from CD-ROM press Enter* Choose the Diagnostics listed for your system type* Clicking Express Test will check all the hardware* If you just want to check a specific hardware item, click "Custom Test"* Click (for example) CDROM/DVD* Click the Run Test buttonDiagnostics before windows using the F12 Diagnostics* Reboot and press F12 to enter the Boot Menu* When the boot device list appears, highlight Diagnostics and press Enter* The computer begins to run the Pre-boot System Assessment, a series of embedded diagnostics that perform initial testing on your system board, keyboard, hard drive, and display* If the Pre-boot System Assessment completes successfully, you receive the message Booting Dell Diagnostic Utility Partition* Press any key to c... Read more

A:How to run the Dell Diagnostics

Upon turning on my PC, I received the message "Missing Operating System"... What should I expect after running the diagnostic program?

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Hello All

My I'm trying to give a family member my laptop. After a failed factory reset it will not boot. The dell logo comes up but F8 dose not work. The only options that I get are F2 for set up and F12 for boot settings.

What do I need to do to fix this. It just keeps running the dell diagnostics over and over again. The diagnostics says that nothing is wrong with it but it just wont boot into windows

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i just built my first rig and i was wondering if anyone new any good free/cheap hardware diagnistic tools

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Processor AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 965 Processor, 3400 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB
System Manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Model GA-880GM-UD2H

A:hardware diagnostics

I have several
Download memtest86 and test RAM
www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/105647-ram-test-memtest86.html

Video card stress test Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fur/

CPU Stress Test www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/100352-cpu-stress-test-prime95.html

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Dell has offer online diagnostics but i face some problem during the process. I have install the Dell System Detect in my pc that request by the website but still cannnot run the process and keep stuck at there.

Anyone know how it work, need help. Thank and appreciate your reply.

A:PC Online Diagnostics

I just bought a new Dell laptop and can't get system detect to work either.

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I have a purchased a new system and my ole' reliable ISP cannot recognize the modem.

When I go into control panel and run the diagnostics on the modem Windows says "communicating with modem..." then immedietly says "Could not open port"
is this connected to why my isp software cant find the modem and if so how do I fix it?
 

A:modem diagnostics

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Howdy,
Does anyone know of any hardware diognostic tools that can check you system hardware for anything wrong? Like check to see that the motherboard is working correctly, that the ram works, etc. I just want to be sure my computer problems are not hardware related.

Thanks,
computerpain <
 

A:Hardware Diagnostics

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I recently tackled a friend's failed hard drive on her Dell Latitude D610 laptop. It's a 60 GB drive that was only booting to a blue screen of death. I removed the drive, hooked it up to a desktop, and ran Spinrite on the drive (for 2 days). It recovered a bad sector and gave the rest of the drive a clean bill of health.

Feeling pretty confident, I put the drive back in the friend's laptop, only to have it boot straight from the BIOS into Dell's diagnostic mode. I exited out of the diagnostic mode and tried to boot again. Same thing, no Windows screen, just straight into Dell Diagnostics. I've tried running the diagnostics (nothing wrong) and restoring the BIOS presets, but I can't get it to skip the Diagnostics and just boot into Windows. Any ideas?
 

A:How do I NOT run Dell Diagnostics?

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Is there anywhere I could download iso file - Seagate Diagnostics for dos or linus and burn on cd or dvd?

The program so I can check for errors and fix them for Seagate Hard drives when it boots up on the DVD or CD rom drive..

Like they have for Life Guard Diagnostics for Western Digital hard drives.
Can I still use Life Guard Diagnostics for Seagate hard drives or are they only specific for scanning and fixing Western Digital Hard drives ?


Thanks

A:Seagate Diagnostics on cd or dvd

This guide here:

How to perform a Seagate's Seatools Test | Tech Support Forum

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I need some help:
I accidentally shut down the internet during a "dell diagnostics test" which closed everything down in the middle of running the test.  It was running slow so I had to restart.  Just wondering if that hurt anything on the computer?  Not sure how bad it is for restarting in the middle of a diagnostics.
New to PC's, so any reassurance or help would be great.

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I recently ran diagnostics on my laptop and I've received a ln error message saying my hard drive has an issue. The error code is 2000-0142. What do I do now?

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