Reliability Monitor

MS-Windows (Microsoft Windows Operating System) is a collection of several operating systems ranging from the older Windows 3 single-user systems to the latest and greatest Windows server 2012 and for the desktop Windows 10.

Windows operating systems initially were built on top of the MS-DOS operating system, providing a Graphical User Interface, GUI, and several extended features. Today the windows operating system no longer requires MS-DOS but it does still support a DOS style interface called the Command Prompt.

In certain categories, particularly desktop and laptop computers, Microsoft Windows is the most commonly use operating system. This means that in the business environment administrators will almost surely deal either directly or indirectly with them. On this page I want present you with a few things you can do with the Windows operating system.

Example 1
Reliability Monitor.

Open the Control Panel and in the search area on the right hand side type Reliability Monitor.

Chances are that the Reliability Monitor will display in the window before you get it completely typed, when it displays, select it by double clicking the link.

Depending on your system, it may take some time to generate the report, when it completes you will see something similar to;


Reliability Monitor
Reliability Monitor

In the above, there are basically two sections, the graphical display at the top shows a graph indicating the overall reliability of the system and icons indicating the error types that occurred in the time frame.

The lower section is used to display the errors that occurred during the time period selected from the graphical.

You can view these sections to quickly determine not only when a problem occurred, but also what the problem was.

This will help to quickly resolve the problem.


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