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HWInfo64 Crashes System
#1
NIve seen a few posts, but I am not really sure if my issue is similar or not. Every single time I run HWInfo it gets to the IDE scanning part and causes my computer to freeze up and crash. It forces me to have to hard reboot my PC.

Any ideas?
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#2
First make sure you have the "Safe Mode" IDE/(S)ATA Drive Scan option enabled in Safety settings of HWiNFO.
If that won't help, please attach a Debug File of the freeze and I will have a look at that.
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#3
Elfykins

First check S.M.A.R.T. attributes 203 - if not zero them check IDE/power cables, double use HDD check tools like Victoria 3.5.2 for DOS (not Windows! - for correct diagnostic tools needed direct access to IDE port!). Use attached bootable ISO for make CD-ROM/Flash and diag You HDD.


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#4
I do have if selected, and I can't find the debug file? I am not sure if one is being made or not as its a complete system freeze and so I have to do a hard reboot, nothing in the program folder.

And sorry victor, I'm having a hard timing reading what you are saying.
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#5
Even though there's a system freeze, there should be a file called HWiNFO64.DBG in the folder where you installed or copied HWiNFO.
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