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Old 03-11-2011, 01:41 PM   #1
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Hello,

What gear/tools should I take with me when going to someone's place to provide computer support (fixing a computer problem)?

I have thought of this:
- Windows XP x32, x64 CD, Windows 7 x64, x32 CD (maybe also in USB version)
- A spindle of empty DVD-R's/CD-R's
- Linux live CD, gparted and CloneZilla on USB stick
- Some USB sticks with free space on them
- External 250 GB hard drive
- My laptop, fully charged (=6 hour life)
- A packet of 5 floppy disks
- VGA cable
- Anti *ware tools, including:
- Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 trial version
- MalwareBytes AntiMalware
- etc.

Any other ideas?

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Old 03-11-2011, 01:48 PM   #2
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DuckTape and ViseGrips, can never go wrong with that.
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Default Re: What gear to pack to provide support?

Spare Monitor, Keyboard and mouse, and yes ducktape & vise Grips Maybe a portable vacuum for dust in the computer?
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Old 03-11-2011, 02:06 PM   #4
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Default Re: What gear to pack to provide support?

That reminds me, a little toolbox (screwdrivers etc.).
Yeah, a little compressor.
Also:
- memtestx86.exe
- some hard drive diagnostic software for major brands
- Everest Home
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