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Using TechTool Pro

Launching TechTool Pro

TechTool Pro will be installed in the Applications folder on your startup volume by default. Do not move the TechTool Pro application out of the Applications folder. To launch TechTool Pro simply double-click on the TechTool Pro program icon in the Applications folder.

TechTool Pro 6 Icon

The program Installer also adds a TechTool Pro icon to the dock. An alternative method of launching the program is to click on the program icon on the dock.

TechTool Pro 6 Icon Dock

Sample Diagnostics Section

After launching TechTool Pro you will see the TechTool Pro Application window.

TechTool Pro 6 Window

TechTool Pro does a check of a variety of system components automatically on launch. The results of these tests are displayed in the gauges on the stage.

To do a more thorough check of additional components, including your computer's hard drives, as well as any other hard drive connected to your computer, select Check Computer from the Tests category and then click the Check Computer button on the right. This single mouse click initiates a suite of tests that run automatically, one after the other. If problems are found, the Report will provide information on how to proceed. Information about more in-depth testing and additional features of TechTool Pro is available in the following sections of this manual.