You don't have to be an expert to troubleshoot Windows problems with these tools.
These 15 tools can diagnose many problems in Windows. Fix stuck pixels on a monitor, find out what hardware is on a computer, diagnose hard drives, analyze Wi-Fi connections, view active processes, check what devices are on a network, see what's taking space on your hard drive, check for malware and more with this array of diagnostic tools.
This article has a great list of useful tools and good descriptions about what they do. They cover most issues that occur in Windows and vary from easy to use for anyone to ones more suited to people familiar with system processes. If you don't know what's wrong with your computer, these tools can point you in the right direction. Links to the tools and descriptions are at the article; here's the list of what's covered in the article:
- Process Explorer
- System Explorer
- Reliability Monitor
- Wi-Fi Analyzer
- Angry IP Scanner
- Windows Sysinternals Suite
- ESET SysInspector (link in article is wrong, use this link)
- Debug Diagnostics 2
The Wi-Fi analyzer is available at the Windows Store, a Microsoft account is required to download it. The link to CrystalDiskInfo goes to the features page - click on the Download tab at the top to get the program. There are several tools that are similar to the ones on this list, but this is a good collection of solid tools you can use to diagnose most Windows problems.
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