How to Access and Run Pc-Check From a USB Device
To access and run Pc-Check diagnostics from an attached USB device, follow these
- Create a bootable MS-DOS USB flash drive.
You can create a bootable USB flash drive using a freeware application such
as BootFlashDOS 1.0.
- Using a system that contains both a CD/DVD drive and a USB
port, insert the Tools and Drivers CD/DVD into the CD/DVD drive and the
bootable USB flash drive into an available USB port.
- Copy the diags.zip file from the /diagnostics directory on the Tools and
Drivers CD/DVD to the bootable MS-DOS USB flash drive.
Before continuing, unzip the contents of the diags.zip file to the USB
- Ensure that the USB flash drive containing the contents of the Tools and
Drivers CD/DVD is inserted into an available USB port on the server.
- Power on (or reboot) the server.
The BIOS screen appears.
- In the BIOS screen, press F8 to specify a temporary boot device.
The Select Boot Device menu appears.
- In the Boot Device menu, select the USB flash drive as the
first boot device, then press Enter.
- Save the changes and exit the system BIOS.
The system automatically boots to the USB flash drive.
- Navigate to the directory containing the Pc-Check diagnostics utility. Type:
D:\ cd /diags
- Run the Pc-Check diagnostics utility. Type:
D:\ pccheck.exe /KS /HMD=10m
The system information loads, the Pc-Check Diagnostics main menu opens, and the following
menu options appear:
System Information Menu
Advanced Diagnostics Tests
Immediate Burn-in Testing
Deferred Burn-in Testing
Create Diagnostic Partition
Show Results Summary
Print Results Report
Exit to DOS
See Pc-Check Diagnostics Utility for information about running the Pc-Check diagnostics utility.