Multi-monitor 2D, 3D and Video tests (BurnInTest Pro only) are now
available. Test windows (2D, 3D and Video playback) can be started across
multiple monitors (up to 4). The Window positioning and size can be
The 3D test has been improved. The 3D ball test has been replaced with a
more complex 3D terrain test. This will more thoroughly exercise modern
A new 2D GUI (Graphical User Interface) test has been added to the
standard 2D graphics test to exercise common Windows controls.
The Video test has been changed to allow 4 video files to be specified (up
The video card description is now collected for a larger range of Vista
When running the CD test under BartPE (Pre-install environment) 4
additional specific files are skipped as they are unavailable for testing.
On some systems, the Disk test could pause momentarily even when a duty
cycle of 100% was specified. This pause has been removed.
A command line parameter -P has been added to allow the BurnInTest
directory to be used rather than the User's personal directory. This may be
useful when running BurnInTest from a USB drive for example.
A command line parameter -X has been added to skip the DirectX version
checking on BurnInTest start-up.
A number of undocumented command line parameters have been documented:
-B: BurnInTest will generate additional Serial port test information
when activity trace level 2 logging is set.
-E [data]: Specifies the test data to use in the serial port test.
-M: Automatically display the Machine ID Window when BurnInTest is
-U: Force BurnInTest to set logging on at startup.
A new version of rebooter has been included (supporting the /P command
line parameter - see above).
Platform support changes:
Windows 98 and ME are no longer supported. Please see our website download
page for an older version supporting Windows 98 and ME.
Corrected a problem introduced in BurnInTest v5.2 where BurnInTest could
run out of memory (the main symptom) when tests where run for long periods
Resolved an issue where BurnInTest would fail to start on Vista systems
with DEP enabled for all programs.
Corrected a bug introduced in BurnInTest V5.2 where selecting accumulated
logging could lead to rebooter failing to launch.
Corrected a bug where BurnInTest would fail to start on certain Vista
Corrected a bug where some files (where the full path was not specified)
would be incorrectly referenced in the Program Files directory, rather than
the User's personal directory.
A change has been made to support Hmonitor temperature monitoring on
WIN64 specific: Corrected a bug where the number of cores reported on a
Quad core system was incorrectly reported as CPU packages.
Program Information Category:
Tools and Utilities Type:
Shareware Version: 5.3 build 1004 Size: 4MB Works on: Windows