How do I check my computer hardware?

To check your PC hardware specs, click on the Windows Start button, then click on Settings (the gear icon). In the Settings menu, click on System. Scroll down and click on About. On this screen, you should see specs for your processor, Memory (RAM), and other system info, including Windows version.

How do I run a hardware check on Windows 10?

To get the basic information about your system on Windows 10, head to Settings > System > About. There you will see basic device specs like your CPU, install RAM, system type, and Windows 10 version.

How do I scan for hardware problems in Windows 10?


  1. Open Settings.
  2. Click on Update & Security.
  3. Click on Troubleshoot.
  4. Select the troubleshoot that matches the hardware with the problem.
  5. Click the Run the troubleshooter button.
  6. Continue with the on-screen directions.

Is there a program to test hardware?

HWiNFO64 is the diagnostic software for Windows and DOS systems. It can perform hardware analysis, monitoring, and reporting. It has features of customization, extensive reporting, and in-depth hardware information. You can download it for free.

How can you tell if your CPU is bad?

Symptoms. A computer with a bad CPU won’t go through the usual “boot-up” process when you turn the power on. You may hear the fans and disk drive running, but the screen may remain completely blank. No amount of key pressing or mouse clicking will get a response from the PC.

How do I run a diagnostic on my computer from the BIOS?

Turn on your PC and go to the BIOS. Look for anything called Diagnostics, or similar. Select it, and allow the tool to run the tests.

Does Microsoft have a diagnostic tool?

Hardware Diagnostic provides a different view of the same information the Microsoft System Information tool reports. You may want to use the View menu to change how Hardware Diagnostic reports its information. You can choose from the following view options: All devices (default)