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Report: A Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure

What follows below is a repost of  Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure , I found on line: For any copyright problems please contact me, I will remove this post. I have also added additional information. I found the site looking for a fix for error 6e 74667363686b2e b34 I had running chkdsk /f /r /b Bootable Hard Drive Diagnostics This is intended to be a one-stop shopping spot for testing your hard drive outside of Windows.  If you're able to get into Windows, some of the manufacturer's offer tests that will work inside of Windows.    Suggestions are welcomed! What you'll need: A blank CD; A computer with an internet connection where you can download a file, install a small program, and burn a CD (doesn't have to be the computer that you'll be testing). 1.    Determine the make and model of your hard drive(s), do one of the following: In Windows: Go to Start...Run...and type in "devmgmt.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter. Click on th

Microsoft Windows shortcut keys

Microsoft Windows shortcut keys Always seem to loose these.So from the website above: Microsoft Windows shortcut keys Microsoft Windows they are supported in. Shortcut Keys 3.x 9x ME NT 2K XP Vista 7 Description Alt + Tab X X X X X X X X Switch between open applications. Alt + Shift + Tab X X X X X X X X Switch backwards between open applications. Alt + double-click X X X X X X X Display the properties of the object you double-clickon. For example, doing this on a file would display its properties. Ctrl + Tab X X X X X X X X Switches between program groups or document windows in applications that support this feature. Ctrl + Shift + Tab X X X X X X X X Same as above but backwards. Alt + Print Screen X X X X X X X X Create a screen shot only for the program you are currently in. Ctrl + Print Screen X X X X Creates a screen shot of the entire screen Ctrl + Alt + Del X X X X X X X X Reboot the computer and brings up the Windows task manager. Ctrl + Shift + Esc X X X X I