Reliability Monitor not updating or working in Windows 10

Reliability Monitor is a built-in tool found in Windows systems. It provides a day to day snapshot of the health of your system. Thus, it warns you of any impending disaster before your system finally breaks down. Although useful, Reliability Monitor can sometimes behave erroneously. For instance, it may fail to show any updates even though when they are installed. If you experience such flawed functioning of Reliability Monitor in Windows 10, here’s how to get it fixed.

Reliability Monitor not updating or working

Reliability Monitor not updating or working

When you open the Reliability Monitor application and find that it is is not showing data or don’t see it generating any reports, here’s what you need to do to fix the issue.

  1. Enable Data Collection for Reliability Monitor
  2. Reset Reliability Monitor

The above actions when executed will fix the Reliability Monitor.

1] Enable Data Collection for Reliability Monitor

Reliability Monitor uses data provided by the RAC Agent scheduled task. Reliability Monitor will start displaying a Stability Index rating and specific event information 24 hours after system installation.

The RACAgent scheduled task runs by default after the operating system is installed. If it is disabled, it must be enabled manually from the Task Scheduler snap-in for Microsoft Management Console (MMC). So you need to enable Data Collection for Reliability Monitor.

2] Reset Reliability Monitor

If Reliability Monitor is not working, you may Reset the Reliability Monitor and see if it helps.

If Reliability Monitor is already open, then close and reopen it. After a reset, Reliability Monitor may take up to 24 hours to display results again.

After you have tried out one of the two procedures mentioned above successfully, the Reliability Monitor should be working properly.

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