Several PC support tools hardware and software tools can help you maintain a computer and diagnose and repair computer problems. The tools you choose depend on the amount of money you can spend and the level of PC support you expect to be building and provide.
Essential tools for PC troubleshooting are listed here, and several of them are shown in image below. You can purchase some of these tools in a PC toolkit shops, although most PC support tools kits contain items you really can do without.
Antistatic bags (a type of Farady Cage) to store unused parts.
Keep your tools in a toolbox designated for PC troubleshooting. If you put disks and hardware tools in the same box, be sure to keep the disks inside a hard plastic case to protect them from scratches and dents.
In addition, make sure the diagnostic and utility software you use is recommended for the hardware and software you are troubleshooting. Now let's turn our attention to the details of several support technician tools, including recovery CDs, loop-back plugs, cleaning pads and solutions, and POST diagnostic cards.