Microsoft recommends using its software repair tool as the first step in troubleshooting common problems with Microsoft Surface. The software repair tool will check the settings, files, and system of your Surface device. The tool will automatically download any updates that need to be installed (Figure. Select the type of troubleshooting you want to perform, and then select Run the troubleshooter.
The steps to access the repair tool vary depending on the operating system. Choose from the drop-down list below. Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant runs tests to find out what is wrong and offers the best solution for the identified problem. Currently, you can troubleshoot Office, Microsoft 365, or Outlook issues.
If Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant is unable to fix a problem, it will suggest the next steps and help you contact Microsoft support. Windows Repair (All in One) is another free and useful Windows 10 repair tool that you can use to repair numerous Windows 10 problems. The developer of Windows Repair strongly suggests that you run the tool in safe mode for maximum effect. The Windows repair tool has its own Restart in Safe Mode button for a quick restart.
iFixit announced that it has started selling official Microsoft Surface repair tools, but only to certain service partners. Known for its extensive online technology parts store, the company now manufactures and distributes Microsoft-designed tools in a partnership that will give businesses and schools more options to repair popular Surface devices. Microsoft Fix is a collection of popular troubleshooting tools that Microsoft usually has available on several of its help and support pages. You can search for a solution on the official Fix it website to help solve any problems on your computer, but each is an individual independent utility for the specific problem.
Here's how to download the portable offline version of the Microsoft Fix it utility so that you can use it on any computer, even one without an active Internet connection. FixWin recommends that you only apply one solution at a time, there are also some links to other repair tools, such as one to repair Security Essentials antivirus. With Windows Repair Toolbox, you get a complete package of virtually all the important repair tools you'll ever need for your PC.