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Old 11-18-2006, 01:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can anyone suggest a step by step PC healthcheck including hardware and software?

I use the 4 step virus/antispyware removal but i would like to ensure the hardware is in tip top condition


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Old 11-18-2006, 02:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Try some of these ideas matey

There are numerous checks you can do on your PC. Some of these being:

- Virus/malware/adware/grayware scans.

- Defragmentation.

- Registry cleanup.

- Ending unnecessary background programs. (Use Start>Run>"msconfig">startup to stop programs launching on system boot).

- Desktop cleanup.

- Windows update.

- Hardware updates.

- Software updates.

- Uninstalling unused programs.

- Internet security software updates!

This is a pretty good list to start on mate. It covers most checks that should be done regularly.



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Download these software programs:

Tuneup Utilities 06 : its a all in one package to keep ur system fast and organized

Microsoft Memtest: check ur RAM for any errors

Some HD programs: diagnose/ repair
Fujitsu ATA Diagnostic Tool 6.61
Fujitsu SCSI Diagnostics 2.6
IBM-Hitachi Drive Fitness Test
Maxtor Powermax 4.22
Maxtor SCSIMax
Quantum Data Protection System
Samsung Diagnostic (SHDiag)
Samsung Drive Diagnostic Utility (Hutil)
Seagate SeaTools desktop
Seagate SeaTools entreprise
Western Digital Data Lifeguard 5.04f
Western Digital DLG for Windows 1.07.01

Hardware tips;
-air blow ur computer clean from bust using Compressed air.
-replace Thermal paste
-add a fan for better cooling
- PSU go here to find out how much watts ur using (if ur close to the Max watts ur PSU can handle buy one with more watts)
P3 Setup- Intel 1.0ghz , 512Mb SDRAM , ATI 9200 128MB, 2x 40GB HD, Asus CUSL-LV

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