Microsoft diagnostics

Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope

microsoft diagnosticsSoftware utility named msd.exe that was included with Microsoft Windows 3.x and listed computer system information. Below is a listing of information available through Microsoft diagnostics.

  1. Computer brand and processor information.
  2. Memory (Total, EMS, XMS)
  3. Video (type, such as VGA and manufacturer).
  4. Network
  5. Operating System versions
  6. Mouse type, if installed.
  7. Disk drives (and partitions).
  8. LPT ports
  9. COM ports
  10. IRQ status
  11. TSR programs
  12. Device drivers
  13. Other adapters

The original MSD (Microsoft diagnostics) has been replaced by msinfo32, also known as winmsd.

Related pages

  • See our msd command page for further information on this command.

MSD, Operating system terms, Windows 3.x, Winmsd