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Schematics and manuals - free download

http://www.eserviceinfo.com/
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Post by Beast100 »

You can pretty well do all system tests at www.pcpitstop.com
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Post by Copper »

free alternative to partion magic


http://partitionlogic.org.uk/
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Post by kltsin »

Copper wrote:free alternative to partion magic


http://partitionlogic.org.uk/
looks cool have you tried it out?
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Post by ma102ma »

I have. It's been stable enough for me. Might be worth a look if you want to move to using OSS.
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Post by jaycee »

http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html

The Belarc Advisor builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, missing Microsoft hotfixes, anti-virus status, CIS (Center for Internet Security) benchmarks, and displays the results in your Web browser.
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Post by Wayfarer »

Process Explorer.

It's Task Manager+++

It shows what's running which program; especially useful when you're trying to track down a Windows service that's taxing your CPU.

http://www.sysinternals.com/Utilities/P ... lorer.html
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Post by michael_burkebanned »

Want to monitor the frame rates in all games ? Try this.


FRAPS
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http://files3.majorgeeks.com/files/4926 ... APS282.EXE
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Post by Mi An »

skydive wrote: I find it is the most hassle-free way of ensuring ALL components are working together. It is also very useful for when an HDD dies on you and you need to try to rescue files from it.

Knoppix and the aforementioned memtest are my most used tools when building systems.
Knoppixhas saved my data twice now when NTFS got corrupted and windows wouldn't touch it. It also comes in a convenient travel size (called Feather Linux, fits on mini-CD)

http://featherlinux.berlios.de/download.htm

Some versions of Knoppix have Gparted (a GNU partition editor) on them, but here's an indepentent distro as well:

http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php
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