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General Windows Troubleshooting/Diagnostics Software Suite

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    General Windows Troubleshooting/Diagnostics Software Suite

    I'm looking for a decent General Windows Troubleshooting/Diagnostics Software Suite...

    ... but none of that garbage registry cleaner... system optimizer... PC tune-up CRAP.

    I'm not looking for miracle software, but just a decent reliable software suite with legitimate FUNCTIONAL utilities for diagnostic and troubleshooting of windows systems and minor hardware diagnostics (disk checks, memory test)... no "Optimization" functions *eyeroll* necessary ... besides minor correction/fix commands for small errors...

    I can repair most errors and navigate the registry on my own.. I'm just looking for (I hesitate to say it) a 'shortcut' in the diagnosis process for other users for whom I do routine maintenance.

    I've heard Sandra 2013 is decent, but can anyone else think of any other, possibly better or equally useful software suites?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 154
    Windows 8.1 Professional 64-bit

    Greetings MrWalnuts and welcome to EightForums,

    You could try System Information for Windows. It looks like it's freeware if you scroll down a little in the download section. l can't tell you if it's better than Sandra though, just that it's an alternative.

    You can also try Hiren's BootCD and load it up with a bunch of diagnostic tools. But I get the feeling that Hiren's isn't what you're looking for.
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