Microsoft Easy Fix solutions have been discontinued

Applies to: Windows 10, version 1809Windows 10, version 1803Windows 10, version 1709

Easy Fix solutions have been discontinued. Instead, you can upgrade to Windows 10 and get troubleshooters that are built right in. To get Windows 10, see Windows 10 Home. Need more info on Windows 10? See Upgrade to Windows 10: FAQ.

Windows 10

Windows 10 uses troubleshooters to help you solve problems with your PC. To run a troubleshooter:

  1. Select Start  > Settings  > Update & Security   > Troubleshoot.
  2. Select the type of troubleshooting you want to do, then select Run the troubleshooter.  
  3. Allow the troubleshooter to run and then answer any questions on the screen. If you see a message that no changes or updates were necessary, you can try recovery options, or find out more about Outlook error codes and upgrade and installation error codes.

Windows 8.1 and Windows 8

Select Start  > Settings  >Troubleshooting, and then follow the instructions for the kind of troubleshooting you want to do.

Windows 7

Select Start  > Control Panel > Troubleshooting, and then follow the instructions for the kind of troubleshooting you want to do.