Windows Has Built-In Troubleshooters for These 10 Problems

Ben Stegner 20-09-2018

Computer troubleshooting can be tricky business. While some experience helps you diagnose issues, sometimes it can take hours to get to the root of the problem.


When troubleshooting, it’s thus wise to always try the simplest steps first to avoid spending too much time on an issue. To that end, you should know about the built-in troubleshooters in Windows 10 and what they can fix.

Windows 10’s Built-In Troubleshooters


To access these troubleshooters, head to Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot. You’ll see a list of troubleshooters divided into two sections: Get up and running and Find and fix other problems.

The first contains troubleshooters for the most common and important areas, while the others are secondary. While they won’t always fix your problems, they’re worth a try.

Let’s take a quick look at some of the most useful of these and when to use them:


Get Up and Running:

Find and Fix Other Problems:

For more help, check out our Windows troubleshooting guide for dummies Windows Troubleshooting for Dummies Windows takes a lot of crap for problems outside of its control. Learn about the biggest issues people incorrectly pin on Windows and how to actually troubleshoot them. Read More .

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  1. ReadandShare
    September 20, 2018 at 5:52 pm

    Maybe I just didn't remember, but I can't think of a single instance where Windows Troubleshooter actually helped solve an issue for me. Mostly (if not entirely) a total waste of my time. Even more useless than Office's Mr. Clippy.