a troubleshooting method wherein you try to eliminate the most possibilities with each test.
When troubleshooting a PC, you might start by trying to determine if it is a software or hardware issue by running a hardware test. If it passes you know its a software problem, if it fails you can conclude its a hardware problem. By utilizing binary exclusion you can eliminate one whole path of troubleshooting in one step.
von littlewashu 24. April 2011