Mattia Campagnano

Mattia Campagnano

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

All Windows troubleshooting tools (part 3)

1.System Configuration (msconfig.exe): used to troubleshoot startup process by disabling or enabling startup programs and services.



Tuesday, April 15, 2014

All Windows troubleshooting tools (part 2)


1. Last Known Good Configuration: it can be accessed by pressing F8 key at boot up and selecting it from Advanced Boot Options. It's useful when Windows won't start normally because it reverts the system to the state it was before a problem with Windows settings, drivers or applications occurred.

2. Memory Diagnostics (mdsched. exe): performs a memory test.


Monday, April 14, 2014

All Windows troubleshooting tools (part 1)

Starting from this post I'll perform an overview of all Windows troubleshooting tools.

Hope you'll enjoy it!

Mattia Campagnano


1. Action Center: accessible from System or Action Center flag in the taskbar, is used to solve installation problems for devices and applications,and solve hardware and software problems; it displays a history of past and current issues (fig.1).
Fig. 1 (click to enlarge)
2. Advanced Boot Options Menu: accessible by pressing F8 key at Windows boot up, has several options to troubleshoot boot problems (in XP is called Boot Option Menu).

Friday, April 11, 2014

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