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Old 08-12-2009, 08:19 AM   #1
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So im going to be making a guide on how to make the perfect,portable computer repair toolkit.

So i need some input as to what tools you have in yours,and why it's so handy! You will be duelly credited

So far i have on my list:

-Screwdriver kit
-Mini Torch
-Long Nose Pliers
-Brush
-Mini Voltage Tester
-USB Flash Drive
-CD Wallet with Various Software CD's

Just Keep in mind this is all to fit in a *small* toolbox.

Also what software would you recomend to have on CD's/Flash drive?
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Old 08-12-2009, 08:44 AM   #2
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So im going to be making a guide on how to make the perfect,portable computer repair toolkit.

So i need some input as to what tools you have in yours,and why it's so handy! You will be duelly credited

So far i have on my list:

-Screwdriver kit
-Mini Torch
-Long Nose Pliers
-Brush
-Mini Voltage Tester
-USB Flash Drive
-CD Wallet with Various Software CD's

Just Keep in mind this is all to fit in a *small* toolbox.

Also what software would you recommend to have on CD's/Flash drive?
On a flash drive you'd need an anti-virus anti-spyware utility they
are a must, at least in my kit they would be.
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Old 08-12-2009, 08:53 AM   #3
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Yeah i Have Nod32 And Malwarebytes Anti Malware
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Yeah i Have Nod32 And Malwarebytes Anti Malware
Excellent choices mate!
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Mini vacuum cleaner might come in handy as well - but stay away from the cheaper sort, I've found they don't tend to do a lot!

Regarding software CDs, I'd put ultimate boot cd and knoppix cd / dvd in there as well if you haven't already - the first will diagnose most problems under the sun and the second will give you a fully fledged linux OS with excellent hardware detection should you need it and are unable to boot into windows.
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Yeah the Ultimate Boot CD I Already have but i havn't got a proper Linux Distro to use for File Recovery and such,so knoppix would be a good choice?


Also A USB Vaccume would be good to clean the dust out from the keyboard,mouse and also the dust from the Heatsinks and fance (Of Course once brushed out)
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memtest...

FireFox lol

CPUZ
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HW Monitor
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What about a flashlight? How many times are you in a dark room or working behind a desk and are trying to see what you're doing by the light of your cell phone...hahah

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i got a kit like that through my college lol

the flashlight that all should have...

http://www.maglite.com/AA_Cell_LED.asp
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Amen,
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