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The built-in Disk Utility does everything you want. To wipe a drive: Open Disk Utility (It's in ~/Applications/Utilities) Find the drive you want to be wiped in the sidebar, and select the root drive (not the partition): Go to the erase tab: (optional) If you're paranoid about your data, there's a button Security Options. Clicking it brings up a dialog ...


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For paranoid shredding, install GNU coreutils and use its shred program. Disclaimer: any solid-state drives, USB sticks, and memory cards that use wear levelling can't be guaranteed to be fully shredded. This applies to pretty much any disk-wiping software unless they can get beyond the wear-levelling layer.


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You can use Acronis True Image: Windows XP to 8, including Windows 7 x64 SP1 (not sure if it works without SP1). incremental and differential backups recover the complete system or individual files the backup file can be password-protected. not free Not sure about the rest space.


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Let me repeat a recommendation I already placed twice: Monitorix. It can be used as Webbased Network analyzer Apache graphing tool for Linux But it also monitors "local resources" such as CPU, disks, and – sensors: Monitorix: Complete LM-Sensors and GPU temperatures / Disk drive temperatures and health (source: Monitorix; click to enlarge) Monitorix ...


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I've done a little testing, and coretemp seems to do this. The installer contains some semi-adwarish components, so I ended up using the portable version on the same page under more downloads It creates a nice CSV file you can load into a spreadsheet like Openoffice, and it seems to log every 10 seconds by default if you turn on logging. It seems resilient ...


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You can use HD Tune Pro has a trial version so it is gratis as a one-time use software able to check my Crucial M4 SSD and Western Digital HDD. (first-hand experience since I have both) simple to use I've been using it for years, always happy with it Error scan (quick and slow scan): Health: Speed map:


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CPUID have an utility named PC Wizard that gives a lot of information about your computer, inlcuding the one you ask, but i don't know if they have logging and/or reporting capabilities, anyway, it may be worth the shot.


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I use Paragon NTFS and love it. And on the Windows side I purchased Mediafour MacDrive. Both of them worked right out of the box installations. They work very well, though I have not tried Tuxera. It is best to keep HFS+ on the Mac portion and NTFS on the Windows side. Their 'native tongues' so to speak. They work best on their own turf. GPT can handle ...


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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.) I think it ticks all of your requirements nicely! it has pretty extensive info, but at the same time still nicely organized and easy to read. Just open it (...


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The best thing you can do is: try all applications you are interested in if you notice some are not working as fast as they should go online and search for their system requirements and look for a computer based on that requirements Also you could also use Microsoft Upgrade Assistant: runs on XP, Vista and 7 free scans your software and hardware and tells ...


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Another one you could try is I-Nex . See https://github.com/eloaders/I-Nex I'm sure this would be more of your liking :) On the bottom, there is a generate report so you can generate reports. The only thing it doesn't have is benchmarking. But for that you have the phoronix-test-suite which can do the needful for you :)


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You could use the lshw utility. Although it is a command line tool, there is a GTK GUI for it. It can also output HTML report. Note that to get the most information, it must be run as superuser. Example command: su lshw -html > report.html If you run this in the correct directory and name the report as index.html you can view it as a webpage. ...


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When my company was looking into this we tried out a number of solutions such as the ones you listed and the main issue was SSD erasure. Most of them say they erase SSDs but all they do is enable Secure Erase and say that it was erased. That's all fine and dandy except there are tests that show Secure Erase does not work 100% of the time for SSDs.(see Grupp ...


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I hope you are looking for a task manager alternative with advanced features. Here is a list of them: Process Explorer https://technet.microsoft.com/en-in/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx It's from Microsoft and is a solid alternative to task manager and gives explanatory info about processes. System Explorer http://systemexplorer.net/ System Explorer is an ...


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In my last company I was using Pira CZ Remote COM port. It is available free of cost and works on Windows 7. If it doesn't work with your USB-to-serial converter, buy a better one. There are lots of crappy USB-to-serial converters out there. The license is a bit unclear. It just says: The software is provided as is, without warranty of any kind. The ...


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I was able to solve my C64 joystick problem with the approach described by miroxlav. If you have problems with that approach, the Joystick Test Application also worked for me and it was designed to bypass limitations of the Windows built-in feature: For some reason the ‘Game Controller Settings->Properties’ panel doesn’t always work, especially for ...


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In any recent edition of Windows, try searching for Set up USB game controllers (For example in Windows 8, try searching in settings – start search by pressing (Windows logo)+W, then type game or controller.) This displays Game Controllers window where you can see your joystick/gamepad/steering wheel/whatever... and by pressing the button below the list, ...


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Here are a list of software you should look. Please note that every software in the list will not be able to satisfy your needs. All of them are able to give details about all the hardware parts. Some of them provides facilities to produce real time graphs and save them. Almost every software in the list is light weight and don't consume much resources. ...


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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://www.hwinfo.com/


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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, install your linux image & grub making a note of all of the patition details to get dual boot working. Then boot that machine from a cloning tool such as ...


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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. From cpuid: CPU-Z is a freeware that gathers information on some of the main devices of your system : Processor name and number, codename, process,...


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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 issue on the Manufacturer's website and seek for solution. However, you can try the steps below and see if it helps. Press Windows key and go to Settings > ...


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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 BankLabel,DeviceLocator,Capacity,Speed,Manufacturer some explanation: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa394347%28v=vs.85%29.aspx Be ...


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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 can see this and some other free disk scanners here.


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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. Xilinx, Altera, and I think Lattice have them. They have free licenses for their small to medium devices. Also "emulator" often refers to "a bunch of FPGAs ...


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What you desire seems like it would need a certain amount of heuristics, or, knowledge based support. I’m not sure thats possible given all of the possibilities. Having said that, I think the next best thing would be something like PcPartPicker. At a minimum, you’ll have more control over the build especially in terms of budget. Additionally, ...


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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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From http://www.scubadiving.com/gear/accessories/dcpc-interfaces The DataTrak download system includes a unique piece of hardware called the "Memo Mouse." It's not a mouse in the conventional computer sense; it's a memory device between the dive computer and the personal computer. What's it for? The Aladin dive computers store only 200 minutes of ...


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There is a Windows Powershell Script that can compile an excel sheet of the Hardware, OS, System, Processor, Memory, Disk, and Network information of the computers in a domain. Computer Inventory Script Authors words: The Computer Inventory Script enumerates Hardware, OS, System, Processor, Memory, Disk, and Network information and neatly organizes it ...


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There is a method built into windows XP and up that facilitates this. It's done using a remote desktop connection (if that's a possibility in your domain...). It also fulfills all of your requirements (RAM, Hard Drive Space, etc)


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