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Monitor Hardware on Windows

HWinfo can help you. It logs almost every sensor. Every voltage and frequency. Data is from cpu, gpu, motherboard, fans and disks. You can start sensors and logging them to a csv file. Link: http://...
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Software to get basic hardware information from non-technical relative

I would highly recommend Speccy from Piriform. It is free https://www.piriform.com/speccy (though they have a Pro version, which isn't different for the normal basic reporting you are looking for.) ...
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A remedy for the lack of 1 finger scroll on recent laptops?

A similar windows 10 question has one possible answer, taken verbatim from Microsoft Answers web site: The settings differ depending on the hardware Manufacturer, therefore it's best if you post this ...
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Software to get basic hardware information from non-technical relative

You might have heard of cpu-z if not you should give it a try it is, freeware requires admin privilege easy to use will make you report in form of txt, html, and nice link with snapshot and details. ...
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Tool to replicate a computer with Windows/Linux dual boot

If they are truly identical, i.e. same hardware, etc., then possibly the easiest process is to install but do not register, Windows on a single machine - you can even install additional software, ...
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Tool to recommend PC hardware upgrades

I suggest you give userbenchmark.com a try. Download and run their software. At the end it produces a report. Look at the % score of your component, scroll down click on a part say RAM. Sort the ...
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Gratis Windows software to check hard drive

I like Ariolic Disk Scanner; it is free and provides read verification with a visual map of the disk showing any bad clusters. It doesn't do repairs, but that was not part of your requirements. You ...
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Detect my RAM (and maybe tell me where to buy more?)

IMHO, CPU-Z is a tool that does what you want, even if you have already tried. Maybe you were not too successful, because you looked at the wrong tab. The type of RAM (like DDR4) is listed in the ...
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Detect my RAM (and maybe tell me where to buy more?)

As I already mentioned in the comments: a useful link: https://superuser.com/questions/606318/how-to-find-the-ram-type-in-command-prompt command line: wmic memorychip list full wmic MEMORYCHIP get ...
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Failover switch Walk through

Short answer to the original question (that was asking for something "dead easy"): no there isn't. Long answer: You could find something good enough for you if you were willing to give up on ...
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Is there a way to close the monitor but does not lock the computer for Windows 8.1, where this setting option is unavailable

This is how you can accomplish this task without even needing any additional software: Open the Windows Power Options control panel. Create a new power profile. Set the power profile to never sleep. ...
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Is there a way to close the monitor but does not lock the computer for Windows 8.1, where this setting option is unavailable

If this is not a laptop computer, you will find there is a power button on the monitor that one can press to turn off the screen. It will not impact the operation of the computer.
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App to check computer spec?

I think there are three ways to go: a visualizer of your hardware, which shows their status, like OpenHardwareMonitor a performance test, like userbenchmark or passmark or something grabbing only ...
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Calling app that doesn't require sim card and can split ring tone and voice audio on two different outputs

After testing numerous apps I ended up using an app called JusTalk. It doesn't tick the open source box, but it does work as intended. The ring tone comes out of the phone speaker and the conversation ...
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Tool which displays Arduino Data

So in conclusion we think that this post answers my question : https://arduino.stackexchange.com/questions/1180/serial-data-plotting-programs It gives a overview of all existing Tools and comments ...
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Bootable hardware diagnostics software

For such hardware testing I'd recommend the free tools collection Ultimate Boot CD. http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/ It contains plenty of testing tools for CPU, RAM, hard drives, data recovery and ...
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Simple Employee Asset Software

You can use Clappia for this use case. Clappia is a cloud-based platform that you can use to design custom apps within minutes, and without writing any code. I was able to create this app on Clappia ...
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Command line hardware diagnostic tool for Windows

WinAudit is tool that you can definitely try. It is portable, open-source and has CLI.
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Software to get basic hardware information from non-technical relative

One possibility that will get you a lot of information is to get them to install Open Hardware Monitor. Free, gratis & Open Source MPL licence with some components under other licences They will ...
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Software to read fingerprint and generate a unique number

There has been considerable discussion of doing this with Open CV on the OpenCV forum, there is an example in a book called Open CV 3 Blueprints and the associated C++ source code can be found here. ...
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Software to help diagnose hardware problems

MemTest86 is the de-facto standard for testing the physical RAM. It runs from a USB stick or CD and starts automatically is available for free or in commercial editions (never tried these) Test ...
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Software to simulate ASIC chip logic

As mentioned, emulation refers to implementing an HDL design on a set of FPGAs. If you want to truly simulate and verify at the transistor level, you'll need more than just a simulator as there is ...
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Software to simulate ASIC chip logic

Are you really developing an ASIC? If so, you should have access to industrial strength simulators such as VCS and Model Sim. If you aren't, use the simulator that comes with your FPGA vendor's tools....
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Software to share serial port over network

The question was to share the port over network - linux and windows machines, so my answer for the question is Serial over LAN software. Really works, crossplatforming, but rather expensive.
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Inventory System for Computers and Devices for the IT Department

10-Strike Network Inventory Explorer is a fine tool for this (runs on Windows). The tool can - scan your network and find all the available devices over LAN. - store the information on hardware and ...
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Is there any HDD Regenerator alternative for Linux

I can not think of a situation where it's not preferred to actually clone the drive to an error free drive using for example ddrescue or HDDSuperClone rather than make potentially harmful in place ...
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Tool for checking hard disks for hardware failures

You can use Ariolic Disk Scanner (mirror): gratis portable lightweight (1 MB) has error scan (only slow scan: no quick scan available):
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