Computers have gone a long way from being glorified calculators. Most of us these days (including casual users) can't live without our computers, be it a PC, a laptop or even a tablet. And even though many have shifted to mobile forms of computer technologies, some of still remain loyal to our good old desktops.
As technologies develop and computers become much more reliable with each passing generation, we get the sense that we don't need to put so much energy and effort into the hardware and software maintenance of our beloved machines. Even though that's true to some degree, it's still a good idea to have diagnostics tools at your disposal at all times so you can always know what's going on inside your box. Sometimes things break down unexpectedly and you want to be prepared for such dire occasions. If you don't want to leave anything to chance, then I have some suggestions [.....]