FIX: Windows 10 Troubleshooter Not Working

Windows 10 Troubleshooter Not Working

Windows 10 Troubleshooter is an excellent feature that helps you fix various problems automatically. If you end up with the error message that says Windows Troubleshooter has stopped working, don’t worry. You can fix the issue without much effort. The troubleshooting techniques mentioned in this article can help you fix the Windows 10 Troubleshooter not working issue.

Start The Cryptographic Services

  • On your computer, press the Windows and R keys simultaneously.
  • In the Run command dialog box, type services.msc and press Enter.
  • In the Services window, scroll down and double-click on the Cryptographic services option.
  • Now, keep the Startup type as Automatic and click on the Start button. Then, click Apply followed by OK.
  • Once the changes are implemented, restart your computer. Now, check whether the troubleshooter is working smoothly. If not, proceed with the next step.

Disable User Account Control

  • Press the Windows and S buttons simultaneously and type UAC.
  • Locate and click on the Change User Account Control Settings option.
  • Move the slider to Never notify and click on the OK button to save the changes.
  • Once you disable User Account Control, check whether the issue is fixed. If the problem persists, just move on to the next technique.

Disable Antivirus Program And Firewall

  • In most cases, security software can prevent the troubleshooter from looking for the best solution on the Internet.
  • If that’s the case, you can fix the issue by disabling the security software temporarily. If the Windows 10 troubleshooter not working issue is still not resolved, try installing a different antivirus program.

Group Policy Editor

  • Open the Run command dialog box by pressing the Windows and R keys simultaneously.
  • In the text area, type gpedit.msc and press Enter.
  • When the Group Policy Editor starts, click the option “Computer ConfigurationAdministrative TemplatesSystemTroubleshooting and DiagnosticsScripted Diagnostics.”
  • In the right pane, you can find three entries. You need to check the entry of each state. If any of the entries is disabled, set it to Enabled or Not configured.
  • Now, check whether the Windows 10 troubleshooter is working. If not, try the next method given below.

Run SFC Scan

  • Press the Windows and X keys simultaneously and choose the Command Prompt option from the list.
  • Type sfc /scannow in the text field and press Enter; then, the SFC scan will start, and it will continue for 15 minutes. Make sure not to interrupt the scanning process.
  • If you cannot run the SFC scan, you can try fixing the issue using the DISM scan.
  • For DISM scan, open Command Prompt as administrator.
  • In the text field, type DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth and press Enter.
  • The DISM scan will take 15 minutes and once the scanning process gets completed, check whether the Windows 10 troubleshooter not working error is fixed.

Modify Your Registry

Modifying the registry is not always advisable as it can be dangerous; so, if you want to move ahead with modifying the registry, it is recommended to export the registry before you make any changes. To export your registry, click File > Export. Set the export range as All and enter the name you prefer. Then, choose a location and click on the Save button.

  • Open the Run command dialog box by pressing the Windows and R keys simultaneously.
  • In the text area, type regedit and press Enter.
  • In the Registry Editor, go to the following key: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionWinTrustTrust ProvidersSoftware Publishing.
  • In the right pane, click the State button, set the value data to 22c00, and click OK. If the value data is already 22c00, it signifies that there is no error in the configuration of your registry, and you don’t need to make any changes.

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