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5.1.5144.16 8.37%
5.1.5048.14 8.37%
5.1.4976.17 16.28%
5.1.4861.15 12.56%
5.1.4748.24 6.05%
5.1.4708.19 4.19%
5.00.4589.14 12.09%
5.00.4558.05 13.49%
5.00.4424.15 6.51%
5.00.4323.13 3.72%
5.00.4262.12 8.37%

Hardware Diagnose Tools

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What is Hardware Diagnose Tools?  (from PC-Doctor)

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Hardware Diagnose Tools is a software program developed by PC-Doctor. The most common release is 5.1.4976.17, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 81 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 76% of users of Hardware Diagnose Tools come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pc-doctor.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC-Doctor 5 for Windows\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PC-Doctor 5 for Windows\uninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Hardware Diagnose Tools

  • Interop.HelpPane.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'HelpPane'.
  • Atigfxrus.dll (by ATI Technologies) - ATI Technologies Inc. Atigfxru (Atigfxru)
  • Arcadyan.dll (by Arcadyan Technology) - Arcadyan Rawether for Windows (DLL for Arcadyan Diagnostic Program)
  • atigfx.dll (by ATI Technologies) - ATI Graphics Accelerators (ATI Radeon Diagnostics)
  • DisableMouse.exe - DisableMouse Application (DisableMouse MFC Application)
  • Atigfxchs.dll - Atigfxenu (ATI GFX Diagnostic DLL)
  • Atigfxcht.dll
  • Atigfxde.dll
  • Atigfxenu.dll
  • Atigfxes.dll
  • Atigfxfr.dll
  • Atigfxit.dll
  • Atigfxjpn.dll
  • Atigfxko.dll
  • Atigfxnl.dll
  • Atigfxpt.dll
  • applauncher.exe
  • Asapi.dll
  • AsapiJava.dll
  • Ata.dll
  • Audio.dll
  • Common.dll
  • Dapi5.dll
  • Drive.dll
  • Engine.dll
  • Enumerator.dll
  • fpuslt.exe

How do I remove Hardware Diagnose Tools?

Quickly and completely remove Hardware Diagnose Tools from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Hardware Diagnose Tools from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Hardware Diagnose Tools, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Hardware Diagnose Tools.

Win Vista (SP2) 83%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 89.30%
Windows 7 9.77%
Windows 10 0.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 86.92%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.94%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.87%
Windows 10 Pro 0.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.15% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 76.15%
  Austria 10.09%
  Switzerland 8.26%
  United States 3.21%
  France 0.46%
  Netherlands 0.46%
  Czech Republic 0.46%
  Italy 0.46%
  United Kingdom 0.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.50%
Acer 0.50%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NQ840AA-ABD p... 6.67%
HP-Pavilion FR456AA-ABD a... 4.10%
HP-Pavilion NC106AA-ABD a... 3.08%
HP-Pavilion NM824AA-ABD a... 3.08%
HP-Pavilion FL321AA-ABD a... 2.56%
Compaq-Presario KN259AA-A... 2.56%

About PC-Doctor

PC-Doctor develops and produces diagnostic programs for use by PC manufacturers, PC repair companies, component vendors, support organizations, and consumers.
Publisher URL: www.pc-doctor.com


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