Tests a computer’s available resources to ensure real-time data streams can be processed correctly. To do this, it attempts to identify the causes of interruptions (drop-outs) in audio and video playbacks. Fast and secure download from The H
Monitors important motherboard features such as power, temperature (CPU, hard disks via S.M.A.R.T. and graphics cards) and cooling fan speed, and displays the results in an easy-to-read format. Portable version also available.
Displays a range of system information about processes, installed drivers, add-ons and connections. Creates registry and file snapshots so they can be compared with earlier data to better track system changes. Apart from the installer, the program is also available as portable software. The developer’s website is currently unavailable.
Versatile servicing tool for Epson Stylus printers to help reduce printing costs, according to the manufacturer. Features include the ability to reset the printer, to freeze the internal ink counter, and to clean black and colour ink cartridges separately.
Comprehensive diagnostic tool for different storage media (hard disks, RAID and Flash). Checks for damaged data blocks, displays S.M.A.R.T. attributes and provides options for setting a range of HDD parameters, such as noise level (AAM) and energy-saving functions (APM). Also supports external hard disks connected via USB or FireWire.
Analyses the hard disk for physical problems and errors without involving the file system. According to the manufacturer, this program can repair physically defective sectors and restore deleted files. Creates bootable media so the tool can also be run on computers where no operating system is installed.
Uses available processor capacity to search for unknown Mersenne primes; receives its tasks from the PrimeNet server with which it exchanges small amounts of data (hundreds of bytes a week); does not require a continuous internet connection; can also be used to run stability tests, for example on over-clocked Intel processors.
Lists all USB drives currently and recently connected to the computer. Clearly displays additional information such the name, type or serial number of these drives. Can also securely log off or deinstall drives from the system.
Displays information about the temperatures of all processors present in a computer system and saves the data in a log file so the user can observe trends over time. The 64-bit version can be downloaded from here.
Graphical user interface for Microsoft’s CHKDSK tool that enables you to check hard disks for file system errors, which it will then attempt to fix. It displays information about the disk drive status, such as the current level of fragmentation, and can identify which Abelssoft programs are installed and can be started from the program itself. Requires registration.