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Diagnostic Software

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#1 meppwc


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Posted 01 January 2010 - 12:32 PM

I just spent a fortune having a PC Repair Shop diagnose my computer only to find nothing wrong. I was experiencing a situation where during POST, once my computer found my video card, I got a steady cursar and an uninterrupted beep. They never found the problem, but I eventually figured out that my USB ports on the rear of my CPU did not like my keyboard plugged in, but had no problem when I plugged into the front USB ports. I still have not figured out why this is a problem, but at least the machine now boots up and runs fine.

I am looking for (if it exists), and application that is a startup CD, that I can boot from and run diagnostics against my hardware to find any problems. Is there a software out there like that?

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#2 caperdog


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Posted 01 January 2010 - 10:30 PM

keep in mind that there is some very powerful software on the disk and that you read and understand what each program does.

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Posted 01 January 2010 - 10:40 PM

FWIW: There is no software developed...that can troubleshoot/diagnose all the possibilities present in a system of various components.

There are individual tools which can troubleshoot certain possibilities...but the idea of one thing checking everything...is just not feasible, IMO.


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