Can also be described as "interactive testing" - manual testing essentially means tests of any kind where a human is involved in the execution of the test.

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How to test speakers (sound system)?

This question was asked to me in my recent interview for a junior QA position. Any suggestions?
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Manual Regression Testing in Agile

We are working in agile methodology and one sprint contains only 10 days. In that time we need to develop the functionality and we need to test the application. How is it possible to do regression ...
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Difference between Test case, Test specification, Test procedure and Test design?

I have researched this question on the web, but still don't understand the difference clearly. please help! thanks.
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Which tool is used for testing pdf files in manual testing? [closed]

I have do PDF file checking but I am not satisfied about any tools any one help me please give me solution how to test PDF files in manual testing.
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Rolling Calendar testing

A 'rolling calendar' is 12 consecutive months without regard to actual calendar year. If you started in July 2009, for example, your 12 month calendar will end in June 2010. Your 6 days off cover the ...
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What are some Software Testing Attacks that can be used in black box testing? [closed]

If I am doing functional testing of a web-application, what are some input fields, forms etc. attacks that can cause the application to crash?
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Which tool is used for website link checking and spelling checking in manual testing

Currently I am checking a website. In the website I need to check spelling errors and broken links. Is there is any software/tool to do this task?
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Why need two cycles of testing first on “QA Server” and then on “Stage server”?

We first get the code to be tested on the "QA server" and then on the "Staging server". Now when we are already done testing on the "QA server" why we can't simply push code directly to the "...
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How can I perform Penetration testing as manual tester?

I want to perform Penetration Testing and I work only in Manual Testing. How Can I perform Penetration testing manually ?
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What solutions/tools are available to build a WiFi Test lab and allows to remotely control devices (that have the apps under test) connected via WiFi

Test Requirement: Perform Testing of Apps on Mobile devices (Platforms: iOS, Android, Windows), IETVs, Set Top Boxes connected via Home Wi-Fi networks (multi vendor cable modem hardwares). Problem ...
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HP QC: How do I generate a report for resource wise test runs for a particular folder?

We have several folders in Test Lab having test cases. The work is divided between 4 resources for execution. How can I generate a report at the end of the day which shows how many test cases have ...
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I need some Invalid Test Data for Negative Testing? [closed]

I need some valid/invalid test data to test the following:- I am testing a web-based financial application written in.NET technologies. It has SQL Server back-end. I am testing the UI/Functionality ...
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Which are the best course to learn automated QA for a start-up? [closed]

Which courses are the best to help me grasp the foundations of Automated testing? I am currently in a manual QA position doing only Ad-Hoc/regression testing. This is also the only testing we ...
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How to find the number of test cases needed when given a set of conditions?

I'm taking the ISTQB Foundation Level Certification Exam this Friday and while going over the sample exam on the ASTQB website I stumbled upon this question: "You have been given the following ...
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How to identify regression tests?

How can we detect suitable regression test-cases in the full test suite to use whenever we receive new build? What are useful strategies to go about such a selection?
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Resuming career

I was working in manual testing mainly 4-5 years back. Now after kids I want to resume my career. What courses I need to do to upgrade myself. Is 'image consulting" a good option?
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The company I work for have provided me with money to spend on training ? Need ideas on what to spend on to help further my QA career!

I've been working in QA for a year and a half now, I started of doing manual testing and then I've moved on to QA automation and or been using Ruby + selenium webdriver + page object model + page ...
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How can I do performance testing of Mobile Application?

I have a task of testing a mobile application by manual testing. I have to do performance testing and also load testing for this application. So, how can I test it manually? Do I need to use any ...
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Why do medium to large companies not adopt test automation?

Is test automation simply not a right fit for some medium/large organisations, regardless of whether they "care" or not and assuming it can be applied there? What are the most common reasons for this? ...
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What is difference between Charter and Session Report?

I do exploratory testing for my projects and currently I am evaluating a tool for Session based test management. Due to the structure of the tool I am very much confused about "Charter" and "Session" ...
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GoogleTest with Visual Studio 2015

I would like to use GoogleTest to run unit tests on my project. In my solution I have three projects: The GoogleTest project, which is a static library My Project Under Test, an executable My Project ...
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What constitutes 'Testing'? Is simply running the code during development 'Testing'?

I'm a reasonably inexperienced developer, and I recently got into a debate with the manager of our current project. It's a concept demonstration for trial funded internally by our company. After ...
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Can you get paid for reporting multiple bugs for a mobile app? [closed]

So I'm taking a QA course for my undergrad degree and we had to choose an app to test that we haven't used before. We already found several major bugs in the app and was wondering if the mobile app ...
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How to write an appreciation mail for a tester? [closed]

Tester found A very critical bug in DB testing. DB testing was out of scope. He started by himself and found a critical bug. How should I write an appreciation mail?
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Spell check software tool for ERP application and website

Currently am checking the website, In the website I need to check spelling errors and broken links, Is there is any software tool to do this task. Also can able to test spelling error in any product ...
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What is Red,Yellow and Green Box testing? [closed]

I can find the explanations for black box and white box testing, but couldn't find any better explanation on Red box, Yellow box and Green box testing. Red Box is User Acceptance testing. Grey Box is ...
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How do I connect a device from AWS Device Farm to my local network?

I am trying to manually test a web app. We're using AWS servers. Security is set so that I must be on the company's local network or VPN. I am exploring Device Farm for testing mobile devices. I ...
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Test ideas for a real-time comment system [closed]

I am testing functionality that allows different users to exchange comments in real-time i.e. every user receives updates on all the events (comment added, comment deleted, total number of comments ...
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Is there any template of test case document for API testing?

I have tried search online about sample test case document for API testing,but didn't get any result Note: i already know about normal test case template
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Latest Research Topics in Software Quality Assurance [closed]

Research Scope in Software Quality Assurance. I do not know from where I have to find latest challenges in SQA or scope where is now SQA and where was it is? Is there any suggestion that how can I ...
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How to handle client if you found a high severity defect on release date?

Suppose the product/application has to deliver to client at 5.00PM, at that time you or your team member caught a high Severity defect at 3PM. (Remember defect is high severity), but the client is ...
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How can I test offline functionality of an application?

The application I am testing gives offline support as well to the Users. The Users can perform basic functionalities offline and when they have internet access, they can sync the changes to the server....
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Software tools for taking screenshots [closed]

Am currently using jing software tool to take screenshot for bugs, can anyone let me know Is there any other tools in the market to take screenshot very effectively and quickly. Thanks in advance.
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Mediawiki link caption for upload functionality

We are currently using MediaWiki to maintain our documents, I need to provide caption for the link which we uploaded some files in excel & PDF format. Can anyone provide have any idea. Let me know....
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Top 10 Web Application Security Checks [closed]

What are the Security checks have to be performed while testing the Web Application. Security Plays an very important role. as Web is an POOL with lack of security we have to use our most of our ...
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Are there similar advanced design techniques like orthogonal and covering arrays?

I have been working on a thesis dealing with software quality control techniques, where a part is dedicated to advanced approaches. I know about combinatorial analysis and its application to software ...
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exporting test cases from TFS MTM to excel

My company has recently migrated to TFS and I'm using Microsoft Test Professional 2015 (MTM) for my test cases. I have created my test plan with requirement based suites to log my test cases against, ...
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What is Guerilla testing?

What exactly does Guerilla Testing cover? What can be done in Guerilla Testing? Why is Guerilla Testing used? Is Guerilla Testing especially for UX Design?
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How can I simulate a defect drive in Windows?

(First question here ...) I'm a software engineer, and in my team I'm also in charge of checking all logged errors that our servers or "fat clients" produce. When I see something new, I'm meant to ...
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Testing without direction, how not to miss things? What about layout?

So this might sound like a "complain" post but it really isn't meant to be. But often-times I will be handed a project, lets say a Website. And be told to give it a "Full run through". So I take a ...
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What is Test Bed? How to use it?

Is Test bed a Tool? Or is it an Environment set-up? How to use Test Bed? Where to Use Test Bed? If its an plugin, how to configure it with Automated tools? What is difference between Test Bed and ...
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URL is not showing http:// after copy and paste

In the URL Bar missing http is a feature. But when I copy and paste a link and no http:// appears in the link then is it a bug? or something like any feature of the Google DOC.
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What is Interruption Testing?

Interruption testing is process of making Interruption while running application. most probably performed for Mobile Applications. is there any freeware and good automation tools available for ...
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how to calculate the percentage for different bug severity rating for black-box testing

I am performing Black-Box testing and I know for certain that different severity has a different rating. So what I'm asking here is that how do I calculate the percentage of the bugs found for that ...
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How to decompile the published ASP.NET web application?

for penetration testing, i am planning to decompile the published source code of ASP.NET web application this have to done by the QA. But i am struggling to check this. is there any tool or any ...
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What is Penetration Testing? Why perform penetration testing?

Is Penetration Testing a Tester's job/task? What are the available tools for penetration testing? How to perform penetration testing?
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How to write Test cases from a functional design specification document?

I am having problem in writing test cases from a functional spec document. The doc has many different sections and each section has sub-sections, each one describing the new functionality or ...
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How do I associate a software version with a test run?

I'm very new to testing and using TestLodge to create and manage all our non-unit testing work. I've just realized that I don't understand how to create an association between a test run and a version ...
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How to set up a Software testing process

I have been assigned a task to create a Testing process in the company. Our company uses Agile methodology. The task is to create a generic plan which determines the role of a QA/Tester in the ...