How to Run Windows 10 Troubleshooter to Resolve Problems

One of the best and easiest ways to resolve any issues in the Windows 10 PC is by running an inbuilt troubleshooter. These Windows 10 troubleshooter quickly analyze the issues and try to fix it.

How to Run Windows 10 Troubleshooter to Resolve Problems

Following the tradition, the company has provided various troubleshooter for fixing issues related to different components of Windows 10. You just need to choose the right and in no second it will quickly resolve the issue of a particular component.

Starting with the Windows 10 build 15019, the company has created a new Troubleshoot section in Windows 10 Settings app under which you will find all the troubleshooter.

The special thing about this Troubleshoot section is that under every troubleshooter a little description is provided that gives users an idea what issue the particular troubleshooter will resolve.

Previously the troubleshooters were available in the classic Control Panel, but all these troubleshooters are shifted under Troubleshoot section in the Settings.

To run Windows 10 Troubleshooter via Settings app, here is what you need to do:

1. Launch the Settings App. For that, press WIN + I hotkeys

2. Click on the Update & security -> Troubleshoot.

3. On the right pane, you will find a list of all the troubleshooter available for Windows 10. The new troubleshoot section will look like in the following screenshot.

windows 10 troubleshooter

The troubleshoot section contain following troubleshooter for Windows 10

Get up and running

1. Internet Connections Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will look and resolve the issues with connecting to websites and the internet

2. Playing Audio Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will look and resolve issues with playing sounds

3. Printer Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will look and resolves issues with printing

4. Windows Update Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will look and resolves the issue that protecting system from updating Windows 10. Check out different ways on how to run Windows Update Troubleshooter in Windows 10

Find and fix other problems

5. Blue Screen Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will look and resolve the issues that restart and stop Windows 10 unexpectedly

6. Bluetooth Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will look and resolve issues related to Bluetooth devices.

7. Hardware and Device Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will look and resolves issues related to Windows 10 hardware and device.

8. HomeGroup Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will look and resolve issues with viewing PC or shared files in the Windows 10 HomeGroup

9. Incoming Connection Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will look and resolves issues with Windows Firewall and incoming computer connection.

10. Keyboard Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will find and resolve issues related to Windows 10 keyboard settings.

11. Network Adaptor Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will find and resolve issues related to wireless network accompanied with other network adapters

12. Power Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will find and resolves issues with Windows 10 PC power settings to preserve the battery juice to extend the battery life.

13. Program Compatibility Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will find and resolves issues with running old apps and program on the latest version i.e. Windows 10.

14. Recording Audio Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will find and resolves issues with recording sound.

15. Search and indexing Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will find and resolve problems with Windows 10 Start menu search.

16. Shared Folders Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will find and resolves problems with accessing folders and files on other Windows 10 PC

17. Speech Troubleshooter for Windows 10

Try to fix issues with your Microphone

18. Video Playback Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will find and resolves problems with video playback which includes playing movies, videos, and television.

19. Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter for Windows 10

It will find and resolves all the issues that protect Windows Store from working properly

4. To use any of the mentioned Troubleshooter, you just need to click on the Troubleshooter of your choice, then click on the “Run the Troubleshooter” button.

troubleshoot section in windows 10 settings app

The troubleshooter will open quickly and start looking for the issues related to Internet Connection. Just follow the troubleshooter instructions to fix the issue.

Alternatively, if you’re running the earlier build of Windows 10, then you will not find this new Troubleshoot section in the Settings app. In this situation, you can use classic Control Panel app to run the Windows 10 troubleshooter.

Here is what you need to do:

1. Type “Security and maintenance” in the Windows 10 Start menu search bar. When it appear in the search result click to launch it.

Security and maintenance in windows 10

2. Here click on the link which reads “Troubleshoot common computer problems

troubleshooting in windows 10

4. Now Click to select the Troubleshooting category which fit the issue which you’re experiencing. Troubleshooting categories on this window are:

  • Programs
  • Hardware and Sound
  • Network and Internet
  • System and Security

5. Follow the Troubleshooter wizard instructions.

That’s it.

Windows 10 Troubleshooter is not a new featuring in Windows 10, but the implementation of Troubleshoot section in the Settings app is new. Why don’t you use the comment section and let me know what you think about this move by the Microsoft?

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