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Compaq Diagnostics for Windows

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Description

Compaq Diagnostics for Windows will display information about the computer's hardware and software configuration and test the computer to ensure it is operating properly.

Release details

Released:
2001-09-15
File name:
sp18759.exe [1/1, 4.59M]
Version
3.10 A
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows ME
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Microsoft Windows 95
Microsoft Windows 98

Fix/Enhancement

Replaced RunOnce registry entry to build Base.log on reboot with installation solution that will run diagnostics at the completion of installation. Created installation command line option -I- to disable running diagnostics to create Base.log at the completion of installation. Added check for Cpqdiag NT Drivers installed before launching Cpqdiag.exe. Modified diagnostics installation to indicate that it completed successfully. Added Drive Protection System (DPS) Test for NT/2000/XP. Added NIC Cable detection information.
Corrected ReadMe file with installation instructions is not available until after installation Corrected problem where all NICs installed did not appear in Communication screen on some systems. Corrected problem where diagnostics detects non-ECC memory modules as ECC memory on some systems. Corrected problem where Proliant DL760 product name is incorrectly displayed as just ProLiant. Corrected problem where Proliant 8500 product name is incorrectly displayed as just ProLiant. Corrected problem where Proliant 6400R product name is incorrectly displayed as just ProLiant. Corrected problem where the diagnostics Control Panel icons are disappearing on Windows 2000 systems. Corrected problem where the Network Ping Test does not fail when multiple NICs are installed in a system. Corrected problem where the System has 128MB of RAM but diagnostics only shows 64 MB of RAM on some systems. Corrected problem where a generic Icon displayed for diagnostics in Add/Remove programs. Corrected problem where diagnostics blue screens and reboots when executed on some systems. Corrected problem where the product name is not right justified in the Overview for some systems. Corrected problem where there are garbage characters in Compaq Diagnostics Configuration Record on systems with languages unsupported by diagnostics. Corrected problem where after uninstalling diagnostics and restarting the computer, the system pops up an error message. Corrected the problem where installing diagnostics through the app. installer & restarting the system will cause the error: "Error Initializing DFW_UTIL.DLL ERROR_LOADING_CPQDIAG_SYS" Corrected problem where the S3 Graphics Inc. Twister K shows undetermined size (return VESA 239).
HOW TO USE: 1. Download the SoftPaq to a directory on your hard drive. The file downloaded is a self-extracting executable with a filename based on the SoftPaq Number above. 2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions. Press 'Space Bar' to confirm the unpacking of files creates a new directory folder in the download directory. All files are unpacked into this newly created directory. To create the four optional installation diskettes, run MAKEDISK.BAT and follow on-screen instructions. 3. To install Interactively: a) Delete all previous versions of Diagnostics for Windows 1.xx. Since the DFW 1.xx is a 16-bit application that does not have an uninstall, simply delete the C:\WINDOWS\CPQDIAG directory. b) Remove all previous versions of Diagnostics for Windows 2.xx. - Select Start, Settings, Control Panel - Select Add/Remove Programs - Select Compaq Diagnostics for Windows and "Add/Remove" - delete the C:\WINDOWS\CPQDIAG directory if it still exists c) Install this version of Diagnostics for Windows - Insert diskette #1 into drive A: if installing from optional diskettes - Run A:\SETUP.EXE or \SETUP.EXE where is directory from step 2 - Select Next - Select Finish 4. After the installation is completed, you may delete the directory created in step 2 if you wish.

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