84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Hardwarediagnosetools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #16,739
Reach 0.0152%


6.0.5434.08 18.33%
6.0.5418.39 2.33%
6.0.5247.34 46.00%
6.0.5205.31 33.33%


What is Hardwarediagnosetools?  (from PC-Doctor)

Preload solutions are preinstalled on individual systems by manufacturers, resellers, warranty providers and others to create a first line of defense against the unnecessary return of no-trouble-found hardware. Available Intelligent Messaging Services deliver highly contextual support and marketing messages that improv...  Read more


Hardwarediagnosetools is a program developed by PC-Doctor. The most used version is 6.0.5247.34, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 67 files and is usually about 76.57 MB (80,285,047 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 73% of users of Hardwarediagnosetools come from Germany, it is also popular in Switzerland and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pc-doctor.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC-Doctor for Windows\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PC-Doctor for Windows\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 76.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hardwarediagnosetools

  • CalibrationTool.exe - Hardware Diagnostic Tools (Calibration Tool)
  • externalinterfaces.dll - externalinterfaces
  • DTVCapDevice.dll (by Pixela)
  • atigfx.dll (by Advanced Micro Devices) - ATI Graphics Accelerators (ATI Radeon Diagnostics)
  • DisableMouse.exe - DisableMouse Application (DisableMouse MFC Application)
  • DTVDiag.dll
  • Atigfxenu.dll (by ATI Technologies) - Atigfxenu (ATI GFX Diagnostic DLL)
  • Disable.exe - Disable
  • applauncher.exe
  • Asapi.dll
  • asapicsharp.dll
  • Ata.dll
  • AtaInfo.dll
  • Audio.dll
  • Battery.dll
  • colladadom.dll
  • Common.dll
  • CSharpCommon.dll
  • Csmi.dll
  • Dapi5.dll
  • DataStore.dll
  • DataStoreCSharp.dll
  • DiskScanner.dll
  • DiskScannerCSharp.dll
  • DiskTools.dll
  • Drive.dll
  • Engine.dll
  • Enumerator.dll
  • Http.dll
  • Inventory.dll
  • IPC2.dll
  • ISOBurner.dll
  • KernelMode.dll
  • libAdapterDeviceDX10.dll
  • libAsapiCSharp.dll

How do I remove Hardwarediagnosetools?

You can uninstall Hardwarediagnosetools 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Hardwarediagnosetools, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Hardwarediagnosetools.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.00%
Windows 10 7.00%
Windows XP 0.67%
Windows Vista 0.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 88.59%
Windows 10 Home 5.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.68%
Windows 7 Professional 1.34%
Windows 8 Pro 1.01%
Windows 10 Pro 0.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.05% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 73.05%
  Switzerland 11.36%
  Austria 8.77%
  United States 5.19%
  Netherlands 0.65%
  Slovenia 0.32%
  Thailand 0.32%
  LI 0.32%

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.