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SF Diagnostic Tool - Using for Troubleshooting

Using SF Diagnostic Tool for Troubleshooting
Published by Capt.Jack Sparrow
19 Jun 2010
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Using SF Diagnostic Tool v5 For Troubleshooting

information   Information
The SF Diagnostic Tool and SF Debug Tool is used to collect diagnostic information from your computer required to analysis Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) and other troubleshooting purposes for Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to use either tool.

Note   Note
SF Diagnostic Tool created by Shyam (Capt.Jack Sparrow).

Changelog for
  • Fixed typo in button
  • Added DXDIAG log
  • Added System Info Log - Log will also contain product ID, I was told with product ID we could find if Windows is genuine or not.
  • Minor bug fixes
warning   Warning
Some antivirus or firewall programs may detect SF Diagnostic Tool as a Trojan. It's just a False positive because the publisher is unknown.

There is nothing to worry about as the SF Diagnostic Tool is 100% safe and will not harm your computer.

Here's How:

1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download SF Diagnostic Tool.
2. Save the ZIP file to your desktop, open it, and extract (drag and drop) the SF_Diagnostic_Tool.exe file to your desktop.

3. Right click on or press and hold the extracted SF_Diagnostic_Tool.exe file, and click/tap on Run as administrator.

4. If prompted by UAC, then click/tap on Yes.

5. Click/tap on the Grab All button, and click/tap on OK for each notice dialog until it's finished.
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6. You will now have a folder saved on your Desktop with the name of SF_DD_MM_YYYY (SF_day_month_year) that includes the information from each button in the tool.

7. ZIP the SF_DD_MM_YYYY folder, then rename the ZIP folder to your user name here at Vista Forums, Seven Forums, or Eight Forums.

8. When you are finished, you can close the SF Diagnostic Tool.


1, If you're getting this error below, then instead of clicking on Grab All, click the buttons one by one in order to see which one is giving you the error.

************* Exception Text **************
System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException: Could not find a part of the path '\\Desktop\SF_19-04-2013'.
at System.IO.__Error.WinIOError(Int32 errorCode, String maybeFullPath)
at System.IO.Directory.InternalCreateDirectory(String fullPath, String path, DirectorySecurity dirSecurity)
at System.IO.Directory.CreateDirectory(String path, DirectorySecurity directorySecurity)
at System.IO.Directory.CreateDirectory(String path)
at SF_Diagnostic_Tool.Form1.Button1_Click(Object sender, EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.OnClick(EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.Button.OnClick(EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.Button.OnMouseUp(MouseEventArgs mevent)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WmMouseUp(Message& m, MouseButtons button, Int32 clicks)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.ButtonBase.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Button.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.OnMessage(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.NativeWindow.Callback(IntPtr hWnd, Int32 msg, IntPtr wparam, IntPtr lparam)
************** Loaded Assemblies **************
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5466 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.NET/Framework/v2.0.50727/mscorlib.dll
SF Diagnostic Tool
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version:
CodeBase: file:///C:/Users/dagbel/Desktop/SF_Diagnostic_Tool.exe
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 8.0.50727.5420 (Win7SP1.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/Microsoft.VisualBasic/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5468 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Windows.Forms/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5467 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5467 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Drawing/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5420 (Win7SP1.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Runtime.Remoting/
************** JIT Debugging **************
To enable just-in-time (JIT) debugging, the .config file for this
application or computer (machine.config) must have the
jitDebugging value set in the section.
The application must also be compiled with debugging
For example:
< jitDebugging="true" />
When JIT debugging is enabled, any unhandled exception
will be sent to the JIT debugger registered on the computer
rather than be handled by this dialog box.
2, I have given the default location %userprofile%\Desktop as the default location. If it's not accessible then the tool will not work. If it's not getting created that means the default locations in the registry is messed up.

19 Jun 2010   #1

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


Excellent Capt., Nice work!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jun 2010   #2
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Excellent Capt., Nice work!
Thank You Derek !!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jun 2010   #3
Product FRED

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit

Wow, amazing work!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

20 Jun 2010   #4
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Product FRED View Post
Wow, amazing work!
Thank You !!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jun 2010   #5

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Good job Shyam.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jun 2010   #6
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Good job Shyam.
Thank You Dinesh !!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jun 2010   #7
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Another nice tool Cap'n, well done!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jun 2010   #8
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Another nice tool Cap'n, well done!
Thank You Ted !!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jun 2010   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


Nice tool,Captain.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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