ID-software: saving diagnostics files

The ID hotline helps you resolve issues that arise while using the ID-card and mobile-ID. The easiest way to contact us is through the ID help form located on the id.ee website – you will then receive answers to your questions as written instructions. 

The more detailed the information the ID hotline has on your computer and its devices, the easier the instructions we can send you. Along with describing the issue you have in as much detail as possible, it is worthwhile to attach your computer’s diagnostics files to your help form. Saving the diagnostics file is easy and you have nothing to worry about; they don’t contain any personal information, only information on the software and the versions of devices you use.

  • Diagnostics: compiling automatic diagnostic files using DigiDoc4

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    In order to save diagnostics on your computer: 

    1. Open the DigiDoc4 client and select ‘Settings’
      You can find the ‘Settings’ cog icon from the upper right corner of DigiDoc4.
    2. Select ‘Diagnostics’ from the pop-up window  
      This launches the information collection process, as a result of which a report will be displayed that looks something like this: 
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    3. Save the diagnostics report
      There are two simple ways to do this – by copying the contents of the report manually or by clicking the ‘Save diagnostics’ link on the bottom edge of the diagnostics window. Save the diagnostics file in a location that can be easily located on your computer. The diagnostics report is saved in .txt format.
    4. Add the diagnostics file to your problem description
      If you contact ID customer support, make sure to add the diagnostics file to your e-mail or web form message. 

    What kind of information does DigiDoc4 diagnostics contain? 

    DigiDoc4 diagnostics collects information on the operating system, basic software versions and card reader drivers and checks functions related to ID-cards: card identification, card reader identification, etc. 

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  • Diagnostics: Saving ID-software log files on Windows computers

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    In order to be able to help you promptly and with specific instructions, we require extra information on your computer and devices. Contact us via the ID Help Centre web form: this helps you specify the problem encountered and enables you to attach all necessary files to the problem description.

    Locating the necessary files from your (Windows) computer is simple: 

    • Open the Start menu, type in ‘Run’ and press ‘Enter’
    • A search field will be displayed on the screen – type in ‘%temp%’ and press ‘Enter’
    • You will now see a structure tree on your screen. Type in ‘eID’ in the search field in the upper right corner of the screen and locate all log files entitled ‘eID_software*’ as at today’s date or as at the day when the software installation failed).  

    Save all these files (e.g. from the right-click menu) in a folder on your computer – or even directly on your desktop.  

    The list of files looks like this: 

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    After this, contact us via the ID helpline contact form – provide a brief description of your problem and remember to add all of the saved files to the form.  

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