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System Maintenance Troubleshooter: Run Windows computer maintenance tasks

The System Maintenance Troubleshooter will help you run Windows computer maintenance tasks automatically. Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services (ATS) will allow you to automatically detect and fix common maintenance problems such as broken desktop shortcuts, unused icons, disk volume errors, and incorrect system time display.

System Maintenance Troubleshooter

The System Maintenance Troubleshooter module Mats_Run.maintenance fixes the following:

Problems with desktop shortcuts and icons

System maintenance tasks

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Do note that this Automated Troubleshooting Service is valid for Windows Vista only. The reason Windows 7 has been excluded is that it already has native troubleshooting support.

In Windows 10/8.1, to run the System Maintenance Troubleshooter. Open Run, type the following and hit Enter:

%systemroot%\system32\msdt.exe -id MaintenanceDiagnostic

Hope this helps.