IBM PC Diagnostics 2.x

These are the diagnostic disks (and cassette) provided by IBM with their PC computers. They are used to verify the basic functionality of the hardware. These are only intended for use with genuine IBM computers.

Diagnostics were included with the IBM PC Guide to Operations manual bundled with PCs. Advanced Diagnostics were included with the IBM PC Hardware Maintenance Service manual, which include more testing options and hard disk formatting support.

Version 2 adds support for the IBM XT and Portable, in addition to the PC.

Product type
System
Vendor
IBM
Release date
1983
Minimum CPU
8088
User interface
GUI
Platform
DOS

Downloads

Download Name Version Language CPU File type File size
Diagnostics for IBM Personal Computer 2.02 (1983) (5.25-160k) 2.02 English x86 5¼ Floppy 184.32KB
Diagnostics for IBM Personal Computer 2.05 (1893) (5.25-180k) 2.05 English x86 5¼ Floppy 295.36KB
Diagnostics for IBM Personal Computer 2.07 (1984) (5.25 - 180k) 2.07 English x86 5¼ Floppy 72.43KB
Diagnostics for IBM Personal Computer 2.14 (1986) (5.25-180k) 2.14 English x86 5¼ Floppy 208.7KB
IBM Personal Computer Advanced Diagnostics 2.05 (1983) (5.25-180k) Advanced 2.05 English x86 5¼ Floppy 145.13KB
IBM Personal Computer Advanced Diagnostics 2.25 (1987) (5.25-180k) Advanced 2.25 English x86 5¼ Floppy 81.29KB

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