Something useful yet again posted to The Windows Club
This is for people who may need to provide support for or fix the occasional system problem with one or several PCs.
You may have heard of or used the online Fix It
ATS (Automated Troubleshooting Solutions) from Microsoft.
Well, now you can download them and install them to run independently on any computer (i.e., without being connected to the Internet).
This is the now "portable" set of 26 ATS Fixes - the Portable Fix It Troubleshooters Suite
.Download Portable Fix It Troubleshooters Suite from Microsoft
The download includes 26 automated fixes:
Fix power consumption problems and extend the laptop battery life
Fix Windows Media Player video, and other media or library issues
Diagnose and fix sound playback and audio problems automatically
Fix Internet Explorer add-on problems when IE hangs or freezes
Fix Internet Explorer issues to make IE fast, safe and stable
Diagnose and fix Windows Firewall service problems automatically
Fix security issues to protect and secure Windows automatically
Troubleshoot MSN client and connection
Fix broken desktop shortcuts and common system maintenance tasks
Fix Windows display problems that text on monitor is not readable
Windows Aero Glass visual effects are not working or displayed
Diagnose and repair Windows File and Folder Problems automatically
Fix Windows Live Photo Gallery problems in Windows 7 and Vista
Fix Windows Desktop Search when it crashes or not showing results
Fix problems with CD or DVD drives that can’t read or write media
Playing video files crashes or freezes Internet Explorer – Windows
Hardware devices are not working or are not detected in Windows
Fix problems with programs that can’t be installed or un-installed
FIX: You cannot send emails to Exchange Online users from Outlook
Fix Windows system performance problems on slow Windows computers
Diagnose and fix sound recording and audio problems automatically
Automatically fix Windows security settings to keep your PC safe
FIX: Zune, Zune HD players or Windows Phone 7 can’t connect to PC
Diagnose and fix printer and printing problems automatically
Diagnose and fix Windows USB problems automatically
Fix the problem with Microsoft Windows Update that is not working.
I haven't trialled this yet, but am about to.
Hope this is useful or of help to someone.