System Run Troubleshooters in Windows 11

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Windows 11 includes troubleshooters to help you solve problems with your PC.

This tutorial will show you how to manually run troubleshooters to find and fix many common problems in Windows 11.


Contents






OPTION ONE

Run Troubleshooters in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on System on the left side, and click/tap on Troubleshoot on the right side. (see screenshot below)

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3 Click/tap on Other troubleshooters. (see screenshot below)

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4 Click/tap on Run for the troubleshooter you want to use. (see screenshots below)

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5 Allow the troubleshooter to run, and answer any questions in the troubleshooter.





OPTION TWO

Run Troubleshooters in Control Panel


1 Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Troubleshooting icon.

2 Click/tap on the View all link in the left pane. (see screenshot below)

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3 Click/tap on the troubleshooter you want to run. (see screenshots below)

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4 Allow the troubleshooter to run, and answer any questions in the troubleshooter.





OPTION THREE

Run Troubleshooters using Command


1 Run the command in the table below for the troubleshooter you want in Run (Win+R), command prompt, PowerShell, or create a shortcut with the command.

TroubleshooterCommand
Connection to a Workplace Using DirectAccessmsdt.exe -id NetworkDiagnosticsDA
Devices and Printersmsdt.exe -id DeviceCenterDiagnostic
Hardware and Devicesmsdt.exe -id DeviceDiagnostic
Incoming Connectionsmsdt.exe -id NetworkDiagnosticsInbound
Internet Connectionsmsdt.exe -id NetworkDiagnosticsWeb
Internet Explorer Performancemsdt.exe -id IEBrowseWebDiagnostic
Internet Explorer Safetymsdt.exe -id IESecurityDiagnostic
Network Adaptermsdt.exe -id NetworkDiagnosticsNetworkAdapter
Playing Audiomsdt.exe -id AudioPlaybackDiagnostic
Powermsdt.exe -id PowerDiagnostic
Printermsdt.exe -id PrinterDiagnostic
Program Compatibility Troubleshootermsdt.exe -id PCWDiagnostic
Recording Audiomsdt.exe -id AudioRecordingDiagnostic
Search and Indexingmsdt.exe -id SearchDiagnostic
Shared Foldersmsdt.exe -id NetworkDiagnosticsFileShare
System Maintenancemsdt.exe -id MaintenanceDiagnostic
Windows Media Player DVDmsdt.exe -id WindowsMediaPlayerDVDDiagnostic
Windows Media Player Librarymsdt.exe -id WindowsMediaPlayerLibraryDiagnostic
Windows Media Player Settingsmsdt.exe -id WindowsMediaPlayerConfigurationDiagnostic
Windows Updatemsdt.exe -id WindowsUpdateDiagnostic


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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