Yesterday Microsoft introduced a beta of its online troubleshooting service for Windows, adding over 300 built in fixes for resolving common issues users might encounter when running supported operating systems such as Windows XP, Vista or 7.
"Fix it Center finds and fixes many common PC and device problems automatically," Microsoft said on its Web site. "It also helps prevent new problems by proactively checking for known issues and installing updates. Fix it Center helps to consolidate the many steps of diagnosing and repairing a problem into an automated tool that does the work for you."
The service works with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, although for XP it requires customers to be using at least Service Pack 3 (or Service Pack 2 of the 64-bit version of Windows XP Professional). It also works with Windows Server 2003 (with Service Pack 2) and Windows Server 2008.
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Last year, Microsoft introduced an extensive set of troubleshooting tools built into Windows 7 called Windows Troubleshooting, which provides solutions to common problems in 27 areas. Windows Troubleshooting can resolve problems with networking, printing and application compatibility to name a few. I took a look at how Troubleshooting works in a Notebooks.com article which you check here This additional service should be a big help.
Windows 7, Vista and XP users can also find additional help through Microsoft’s Answers Forums here where Microsoft MVP’s, Microsoft Support staff and volunteers provide their real world expertise and time to help folks out.