How To Use Specific Troubleshooters In Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with built-in troubleshooters that can help in diagnosing and narrowing down various issues.

Here is how to access them:

Open Settings (Win key + I) and click on Update & Security.

accessing windows 10 settings

Click on the Troubleshoot section.

Troubleshoot section in Windows 10

There will be settings for enabling and disabling troubleshooters. To access different types of troubleshooters, click on Additional troubleshooters.

accessing additional troubleshooters in Windows 10

It will open a list of different troubleshooters and each of them related to specific issues. For example, to diagnose Internet connectivity, choose from the Get up and running section of troubleshooters.

a list of additional troubleshooters in Windows 10

Similarly, for other issues, scroll and choose from the Find and fix other problems section.

other additional troubleshooters in Windows 10

In this example, to find out why high-resolution videos are stuttering or not able to play, the Video Playback troubleshoot is run by clicking on Run the troubleshooter button.

running the video playback troubleshooter

After the initial few steps of analyzing and collecting the details about the graphics settings and hardware, the troubleshooter identified the causes for the same.

Video playback troubleshooter diagnosis about lack of hardware support

Video playback troubleshooter diagnosis about missing codec

Video playback troubleshooter diagnosis complete

So, using these additional troubleshooters can be a time-saver and help in narrowing down specific issues.

All done.


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