Windows 10 Troubleshooting: Learn to Troubleshoot and Repair Windows 10 Problems Like the Pros Do, 2nd Edition

  • 8h 29m
  • Mike Halsey
  • Apress
  • 2021

Troubleshoot Windows 10 the way the experts do, whatever device or form factor you are using. Focus on the problems that most commonly plague PC users and fix each one with a step-by-step approach that helps you understand the cause, solution, and tools required.

Windows 10 is constantly evolving and changing and a great many aspects of the operating system, including many associated with troubleshooting and repair, have been changed, removed, replaced, or expanded since the first edition of this book was published. This new edition is updated with a dedicated chapter on using scripting tools for troubleshooting along with numerous updates on Windows device and update installation, Microsoft Sysinternals Suite, and Troubleshooting malware attacks. Additionally, there is extensive coverage of the technical diagnosis and troubleshooting tools you need from Event Viewer to Recovery Console.

This book will help you discover the connections between different hardware and software in your devices, and how their bonds with external hardware, networks, and the Internet are more inter-dependent than you think. You will also learn how to support the increasing volume of home workers, and make sure they can stay online and active on PCs from your own organization or their own devices.

If you are fed up with those nagging, day-to-day issues, want to avoid costly repairs, or just want to learn more about how PCs work, Windows 10 Troubleshooting is your ideal one-stop guide to the Windows 10 operating system.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand your PC’s ecosystem and how to connect the dots, so you can successfully track problems to their source
  • Support home workers using PCs from your organization and family devices, and keep workers productive and online
  • Make your PC safe and secure for family and everyone in your workplace, and ensure that data is kept secure from loss or attack
  • Understand the threat from malware and viruses and a range of approaches to dealing with them, depending on the situation
  • Know tips and tricks for researching difficult problems, including third-party tools and useful web resources

About the Author

Mike Halsey has been a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) awardee since 2011 and is a recognized technical expert. As the author of Windows 7, 8, and 10 troubleshooting books and associated video courses, he is well versed in the problems and issues that PC users, IT pros, and system administrators face when administering and maintaining all aspects of a PC ecosystem.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Introducing Troubleshooting in Windows 10
  • Building a Safe and Secure OS
  • Configuring Windows 10
  • Fixing Windows 10 Quickly
  • Understanding Tasks and Events
  • Understanding PC Hardware
  • Diagnosing and Repairing Problems with Hardware and Peripherals
  • Troubleshooting Startup
  • Troubleshooting Networks
  • Troubleshoot and Manage Internet Explorer and Edge
  • Dealing with Common Windows Annoyances
  • Remote Help and Support
  • Repairing Windows Startup Problems
  • Networks and Internet Connections
  • Managing Device Drivers and PC Resources
  • Windows Update and System Upgrades
  • Maintaining App and Website Compatibility
  • Managing Security and Privacy
  • Troubleshooting Viruses and Malware
  • Using Virtualization to Protect PCs
  • Bomb-Proofing Your PC
  • Microsoft Sysinternals Suite
  • Best Practice in the Workplace
  • Managing BYOD Hardware
  • Getting Advanced Information
  • The Registry in Depth
  • Using Scripting Tools for Troubleshooting
  • Windows 10 File Structure in Depth
  • Researching Difficult Problems
  • Troubleshooting Difficult Problems
  • Installation and Restore


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