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Inside Windows Vista Build 5231
The latest build of Windows Vista includes more tools for system diagnostics, connection, and a more finalized Internet Explorer 7.
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Windows Disk Diagnostics
To guard against hardware failures, Windows Vista monitors the health of the hard drive and can proactively warn a user of impending disk drive failure, allowing users to back up their data and replace defective hardware before the situation turns critical.