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McAfee TechCheck Lets You Identify Issues Related Your PC's Performance

McAfee TechCheck is a free application that helps you identify software and hardware related issues that might affect your computer's performance. It quickly scans your operating system, network and browser configuration, hardware and peripherals and installed applications and displays issues detected by the diagnostic scan.

You’ll get detailed information about each issue by clicking on each category such as operating system, Software and applications, network and internet and hardware and peripherals. You can use this information to rectify the problems.

You can also resolve your software or hardware issues identified through the diagnostic scan by utilizing McAfee’s TechMaster services that are available for purchase.

McAfee TechCheck doesn’t require installation, just run and scan your computer. It supports Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 and can be downloaded from the source here.


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