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Kim McKay
Senior Manager of Enterprise Accounts & Solutions
PC-Doctor, Inc.
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PC-Doctor Releases Diagnostics To Support Upcoming Microsoft Windows 8 Release

Reno, NV (September 17, 2012) – Global system health leader PC-Doctor, Inc. today announced two new editions of its PC-Doctor Service Center hardware troubleshooting kit for repair professionals that are optimized to quickly and accurately diagnose the latest hardware platforms, including Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system.

Both editions of PC-Doctor Service Center 8 include the same industry-leading Windows and bootable diagnostics used by the world's top PC companies in manufacturing, support and service; the premier edition also includes additional hardware devices for troubleshooting systems that will not boot, as well as Windows PE diagnostics.

In addition to Windows 8 support, new diagnostic capabilities include support for the newest chipsets including Ivy Bridge and the latest Bulldozer, Switchable Graphics video testing , new and improved Drive testing including solid state drives, as well as a complete code refresh.. Both the Windows and bootable diagnostics have been given an enhanced startup experience and updated scripting capabilities.

"For almost two decades, Service organizations and professional PC technicians have relied on PC-Doctor for quality, efficiency and throughput during all phases of the PC lifecycle.," said Kim Seymour, senior enterprise sales manager. "We continuously deliver the fastest and most current diagnostics to cover cutting edge hardware as well as legacy systems in the field. This release, covering the new Windows 8 operating system, gives our customers the tools they need to provide top notch service to their customers."

Priced at $329, PC-Doctor Service Center 8 includes:
a diagnostic CD containing both Windows and bootable diagnostics;
optical media for testing CD and DVD capabilities;
a multipurpose USB device with LED indicators and bootable, low-level diagnostics to test systems without a hard drive, optical drive or display;
parallel, serial, USB, audio and Ethernet loopback adaptors;
documentation for both basic and advanced options; and
a professional canvas case for carrying the kit onsite.

Priced at $449, PC-Doctor Service Center Premier 8 includes:
the standard edition, plus;
PCI and miniPCI POST cards with a remote display for testing PCs that will not boot;
a power supply tester; and
a bootable Windows PE diagnostics CD

Both products are available today at

About PC-Doctor
Founded in 1993, PC-Doctor, Inc. is the global leader in PC and Android system health, and contextual messaging — offering the most comprehensive set of diagnostic, system information and software tools available. Our system health products optimize product quality, support, and service for the computer user, generating demonstrable savings for our customers. Several of the world's largest PC manufacturers are our clients, and they load tens of millions of copies of our software on their systems every year. For more information about PC-Doctor and its products, visit or call (866) 289-7237. International customers should call (775) 336-4000.


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