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After isolating an issue on your Mac to a possible hardware issue, you can use Apple Diagnostics to help determine which hardware component might be causing the issue. Apple Diagnostics also suggests solutions and helps you contact Apple Support for assistance. If your Mac was introduced before June 2013, it uses Apple Hardware Test instead.

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Apple Service Diagnostic Disks 25 GB [Original]
Applications : Mac : English
ASD Dual Boot 2.1.5 (2003)
PowerBook G4 (12-inch), PowerBook G4 (17-inch), iMac (17-inch 1GHz), Power Mac G4 (FW 800), Xserve (slot load), eMac (ATI Graphics), and Power Mac G4 (Mirrored Drive Doors 2003), iMac (USB 2.0), PowerBook G4 (15-inch FW800), PowerBook G4 (17-inch 1.33GHz) and PowerBook G4 (12-inch DVD)
ASD 2.5.7
PowerBook G4 (17-inch 1.5GHz), PowerBook G4 (17-inch 1.67GHz), PowerBook G4 (15-inch 1.5/1.33GHz), PowerBook G4 (15-inch 1.67/1.5GHz), PowerBook G4 (12-inch 1.33GHz), PowerBook G4 (12-inch 1.5GHz), iBook G4 (Early 2004), iBook G4 (14-inch Early 2004), eMac (USB2.0), Power Mac G5, Power Mac G5 (June 2004 Series), Power Mac G5 (Late 2004), Power Mac G5 (Early 2005), iMac G5, iBook G4 (12-inch Late 2004), iBook G4 (14-inch Late 2004), Mac mini, and iMac G5 w/ALS (Ambient Light Sensor)
ASD Dual Boot 2.6.3
PowerBook G4 (17-inch 1.5GHz), PowerBook G4 (17-inch 1.67GHz), PowerBook G4 (15-inch 1.5/1.33GHz), PowerBook G4 (15-inch 1.67/1.5GHz), PowerBook G4 (12-inch 1.33GHz), PowerBook G4 (12-inch 1.5GHz), iBook G4 (Early 2004), iBook G4 (14-inch Early 2004), eMac (USB 2.0), Power Mac G5, Power Mac G5 (June 2004 Series), Power Mac G5 (Late 2004), Power Mac G5 (Early 2005), iMac G5, iBook G4 (12-inch Late 2004), iBook G4 (14-inch Late 2004), Mac mini, and iMac G5 w/ALS (Ambient Light Sensor)
ASD Dual Boot 3S106 (early iMac)
iMac (Early 2006 17-inch), iMac (Early 2006 20-inch), MacBookPro, MacBookPro (17-inch), Mac mini (Early 2006), MacBook (13-inch), and iMac (Mid 2006 17- inch).
What's Changed
v3S106 (Replaces 3S105)
Added support for iMac (Mid 2006 17-inch).
v3S105 (Replaces 3S104)
Added support for MacBook (13-inch).
v3S104 (Replaces 3S103)
Added support for MacBook Pro (17-inch).
v3S103 (Replaces 3S102)
Decreased the OSX size from 1.9GB to just under 300MB. Redistributed to field.
v3S102 (Replaces 3S101)
Added support for Mac mini (Early 2006).
v3S101 (Replaces 3S100)
Added Interactive testing for iMac (Early 2006 17-inch), iMac (Early 2006 20-inch).
Added support for MacBookPro.
v3S100
New ASD application ported to run on Intel processors for Macintosh.
Added support for iMac (Early 2006 17-inch), iMac (Early 2006 20-inch)
ASD 3S108 SUPPORTS THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS.
iMac (Early 2006 17-inch)
iMac (Early 2006 20-inch)
MacBook Pro
Mac mini (Early 2006)
MacBook Pro (17-inch)
MacBook (13-inch)
iMac (Mid 2006 17-inch)
Mac Pro
iMac (17-inch Late 2006)
iMac (24-inch)
iMac (17-inch Late 2006 CD)
iMac (20-inch late 2006)
iMac (24-inch)
ASD Dual Boot 3S115
What's Changed
3S115 REPLACES 3S113
Added support for
MacBook Pro (15-inch 2.4/2.2GHz)
MacBook Pro (17-inch 2.4GHz)
DVD Support
ASD 3S115 SUPPORTS THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS.
MacBook (13-inch Mid 2007)
Mac Pro 8x
MacBook Pro (15-inch Core 2 Duo)
MacBook Pro (17-inch Core 2 Duo)
MacBook (Late 2006)
MacBook Pro (15-inch 2.4/2.2GHz)
MacBook Pro (17-inch 2.4GHz)
ASD 3S116 SUPPORTS THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS.
MacBook (13-inch Mid 2007)
Mac Pro 8x
MacBook Pro (15-inch Core 2 Duo)
MacBook Pro (17-inch Core 2 Duo)
MacBook (Late 2006)
MacBook Pro (15-inch 2.4/2.2GHz)
MacBook Pro (17-inch 2.4GHz)
iMac (24-inch Mid 2007)
iMac (20-inch Mid 2007)
Mac mini (Mid 2007)
NOTE: 3S116 WILL BE ARCHIVED AUGUST 7, 2007.
ASD Dual Boot 3S123
ASD 3S123 replaces ASD 3S122.
Added support for iMac (20-inch Early 2008), and iMac (24-inch Early 2008).
ASD is no longer delivered as an image to be restored onto a DVD. ASD 3S117 and newer versions requires installation onto an external USB hard
drive. For more information, please refer to the document 'Installing ASD on a USB hard drive'.
Apple Service Diagnostic version 3S123 Supports the following products:
iMac (20-inch Early 2008)
iMac (24-inch Early 2008)
MacBook (13-inch Early 2008)
MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2008)
MacBook Pro (17-inch Early 2008)
MacBook Air
Mac Pro (Early 2008)
MacBook (13-inch Late 2007
ASD Dual Boot 3S130
ASD 3S130 supports the following machines.
MacBook Air (Late 2008)
MacBook (13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2008)
MacBook (13-inch, Early 2009)
MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2009)
iMac (20-inch, Early 2009)
iMac (24-inch, Early 2009)
Mac Mini (Early 2009)
Mac Pro (Early 2009)
What's Changed in Apple Service Diagnostic version 3S130
Added support for :
MacBook (13-inch, Early 2009)
MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2009)
iMac (20-inch, Early 2009)
iMac (24-inch, Early 2009)
Mac Mini (Early 2009)
Mac Pro (Early 2009)
NOTE: ASD 3S130 replaces ASD 3S127.
ASD Dual Boot 3S132
ASD 3S132 supports the following machines
MacBook Air (Late 2008)
MacBook (13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2008)
MacBook (13-inch, Early 2009)
MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2009)
iMac (20-inch, Early 2009)
iMac (24-inch, Early 2009)
Mac Mini (Early 2009)
Mac Pro (Early 2009)
iMac (20-inch, Mid 2009)
MacBook Air (Mid 2009)
MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.5.3GHz, Mid 2009)
NOTE: ASD 3S132 replaces ASD 3S131 and ASD 3S132 will be archived
ASD Dual Boot 3S135
ASD 3S135 supports the following machines
MacBook (13-inch, Late 2009)
iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2009)
iMac (27-inch, Late 2009)
Mac mini (Late 2009)
ASD Dual Boot 3S138
Changes to ASD 3S138
EFI user interface has been changed to better match the OS user interface. Those changes are listed in ASD User Guide.
ASD 3S138 supports the following machines
MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2010)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010)
MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2010)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010)
MacBook (13-inch, Late 2009)
iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2009)
iMac (27-inch, Quad Core, Late 2009)
Mac mini (Late 2009)
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On the one hand Apple now recommends you simply use the disks that came with your Mac on the other hand Apple says 'discs are dead' and removes optical drives from Macs. How crazy is this?
But great hint :-)

Had our esteemed moderator tested this hint, he would have found it doesn't work as described. System/Library/Core Services is only writable by the user when preceded by 'sudo'. Thus, the correct syntax should be

Yeah, you're quite correct! Sorry for the mistake.
Somehow I forgot to add that in when writing the hint (or I was using the root account at the timeā€¦.)
Anyway, yes, sudo must be used. (It would be nice if the original hint could be modified. :))

Fixed it. Thanks for the catch.
-- The esteemed moderator

Had out esteemed smarta$$ looked, he'd have seen that Baltutis below posted the correct command.
If you're gonna call someone out, be smarter.
sudo cp -R /Volumes/[your INSTALL DISK name]/System/Library/CoreServices/.diagnostics /System/Library/CoreServices

If you use the discs that came with your Mac, you can also simply install the 'CPUHelpFiles.mpkg' metapackage, usually on the Applications Install Disc (part of 'Install Bundled Software': select only 'CPU Help Files' and deselect everything else): this will install AHT and also the documentation files for your machine.

I forgot about the CPUHelpFiles package because other utilities in there (such as the processor pref pane seem to be broken now), but that does work if you would prefer not to use terminal.

Well, rather, the 'Processor' preference pane was an optional part of the Developer Tools (up to version 3.x for Snow Leopard), while 'CPUHelpFiles.mpkg' installs only AHT and the machine-specific documentation stuff inside '/Library/Documentation/User Guides And Information': so, it should be quite safe too install, as there are no extra utilities there.

Of course, *to* install (not 'too')...

I'm pretty sure this doesn't work if your boot volume is encrypted. You'd need to create a separate unencrypted boot disk/partition, boot to that, install AHT, then boot into AHT.

On encrypted systems, there is a small booter partition which contains the EFI application that asks for your password, loads the kernel from the booter partition and once the kernel found and unlocked your encrypted volume, system startup continues as usual.
If your system has the recovery system (and most Lion installs should have), it and the booter share a partition after your root volume. diskutil list will confirm there is this hidden partition called 'Recovery HD'. If your system for some reason does not have the recovery system, but you encrypted the root volume, the partition will be named 'Boot OS X'.
Either way, just mount this hidden partition ('diskutil mount Recovery HD' or 'diskutil mount Boot OS X') and then copy the .diagnostics folder to /Volumes/{Recovery HD Boot OS X}/System/Library/CoreServices.
After that, you can boot to AHT by holding D, like on unencrypted systems.
It is probably a good idea to copy AHT to the Recovery HD, regardless of the encryption status of your root volume, but I haven't tested if the firmware finds AHT there when the partition is not the first HFS+ volume on your primary disk.
Curiously, one can boot the recovery system, but not AHT, when the firmware password is set...

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I just tried doing this, but there isn't enough space on the recovery volume to copy all of the files in the .diagnostics folder. : (

Maybe I'm wrong, but the command should be:
sudo cp -R /Volumes/[your INSTALL disc's name]/System/Library/CoreServices/.diagnostics /System/Library/CoreServices/

You are correct, BT! Slight difference, but then that's what makes things work or not!
SB

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FYI, I couldn't get 'D' to work on a 2011 MacBook Air. My drive is encrypted and I had a firmware password turned on. Once I disabled the firmware password, 'D' worked. That's a bit unfortunate, as what if my drive has died? How can I reach the recovery partition to disable the firmware password to get to the hardware test.

great hint but AHT is pretty worthless and no longer really used. If you want to run diags on your computer that will actually do something, use apple service diagnostics (ASD) for your model instead

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I could not find my original disks, but was able to restore the .diagnostics folder from a pre Lion upgrade time machine backup. Had to show hidden files first, but then just went back far enough and restored that one folder. Boot while holding D worked fine.

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HELP! Can't do ANY diagnosing on Late-2011 MBP w/ 16GB RAM! :-(((

Alright, I still don't understand how to find either the 'Holding the D' function and/or some other utility (3rd party or Apple) for those of us who have a (Late-2011) MacBook Pro!? No disks, just a useless SuperDrive and no USB stick either. I did make myself my own USB restore flash drive, however, and I also have the Recovery HD partition unhidden, mounted, but I just cannot seem to locate this '.diagnostics'...folder(is it?) or is it a pkg or a file? :-( System files are also visible, so I did some manual searching for the elusive diagnostic 'something-or-other'. No dice across the board. :(
I would really like to check my 2x8GB RAM chips, which, thus far, work perfectly fine and show up correctly everywhere they should, including System Info/Profiler, 'About this Mac', iStat Menus, Activity Monitor, and a few others. I just want to make sure, as I had not heard of that memory company before and the price was incredible ($139 shipped, no tax for BOTH from a seller on Amazon).
Thanks for helping! ;-)

I've got MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011) with Apple Hardware Test originally accessed by holding D at startup.
However after restoring Mac OS X Lion by the Internet using Lion Recovery D-key stopped working. I've followed the tip and copied .diagnostics folder:
ls -al /Volumes/Macintosh HD/System/Library/CoreServices/.diagnostics/
total 48
drwxr-xr-x 3 root wheel 102 Feb 13 16:06 .
drwxr-xr-x 125 root wheel 4250 Feb 13 16:06 ..
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 22590 Feb 13 16:06 diags.efi
and
ls -al /Volumes/Recovery HD/System/Library/CoreServices/.diagnostics/
total 48
drwxr-xr-x 3 User staff 102 Jun 27 2011 .
drwxr-xr-x 4 User staff 136 Jun 27 2011 ..
-rwxr-xr-x 1 User staff 22590 Jun 27 2011 diags.efi
However the D-key still doesn't call AHT as expected.
What else should I try?

Hi, did you ever manage to get anywhere with this?

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I confirm that this method still works with 10.8.5 installed on a Feb 2011 macbook pro.

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On newer Macs (which shipped with Mavericks), Apple Diagnostics initially is on the Recovery HD; so, after mounting it with:
$ diskutil mount Recovery HD
... Apple Diagnostics is in the folder:
/Volumes/Recovery HD/com.apple.recovery.boot/.diagnostics
So, the best thing to do would be to make a copy of this invisible folder (personally, I zipped it and stored it on an external hard drive), in order to be able to restore it if you reinstall OS X (which also updates the recovery partition, removing the '.diagnostics' folder); when restoring it, also remember to restore the original permissions for the '.diagnostics' folder and its contents: i.e., essentially, root read-write, wheel read-only and everyone read-only.
Sadly, presently there seems to be no way to re-download Apple Diagnostics from Apple and reinstall it: so, if you didn't make the backup copy from your initial, out-of-the-box setup, the only option remaining is the Internet-based one, as also explained here:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5781
(Probably, the situation is similar also for Macs which shipped with Lion and Mountain Lion (with AHT)...)