Science: What is Windows Troubleshooter and how to get the most out of it.
The Windows operating system is not known for its lack of bugs and a zero-failure user experience. Although Microsoft has come a long way over the past decade, the operating system is still often vulnerable to random bugs and bugs.
Thankfully, there are plenty of tools and methods at your disposal to safely get you out of any trouble you might normally run into; the troubleshooter is a handy tool.
Troubleshooters built by Microsoft are at their most basic a set of small programs that resolve different issues that arise on the Windows operating system.
In this article, we'll show you the plethora of tools under Troubleshooting, and then help you resolve various issues with them. So let's get started.
How to use the Windows troubleshooter to fix errors
To use the troubleshooter to solve different problems, you must first start Windows Setup. Follow these steps to get started:
- Press Windows key + I to open the settings menu. Alternatively, go to the Start menu search bar, type "settings", and select the best match.
- Click System and select Troubleshoot in the right window.
After you click Additional troubleshoot, you'll see a variety of troubleshooters to choose from and run. You have a separate troubleshooter for everything from printers, Windows updates and keyboards to cameras, audio, and more.
For example, let's say it's the Windows Store that's giving you trouble this time. In this case, you can use the Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter from the available options to try to fix the error right away. To get started, click the Run button in front of the Windows Store app; after doing this, the troubleshooter will start scanning.
Let's take another example. Let's take a look at Windows Update this time. Similar to what you did above, click the Run button in front of Windows Update and the troubleshooter will start looking for errors; if it finds any corruption in the software, it will try to fix them.
In a similar fashion, you can use the different types of individual troubleshooters available under Troubleshooting on Windows.
Use the Windows troubleshooter to fix errors
That's all there is to the troubleshooter, hopefully this guide can help you fix any bugs on your Windows computer. But if Windows is still giving you trouble, don't get your hopes up. Troubleshooting is just one of many ways to help you fix Windows errors; until then, we've dedicated a full guide detailing other methods that can save you from the wrong location on your PC.