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How to Clear Troubleshooting History in Windows 10

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If something isn't working in Windows 10, running a troubleshooter might help. Troubleshooters can find and fix many common problems for you.

Whenever you run a troubleshooter, a history of its details is kept for you to be able to view if needed.

This tutorial will show you how to clear troubleshooting history for your account in Windows 10.

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Clear Troubleshooting History in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Clear Troubleshooting History in Windows 10
To Delete History of Specific Troubleshooters

1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Troubleshooting icon.

2. Click/tap on the View history link at the top left corner in Troubleshooting. (see screenshot below)

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3. If you are currently signed in as an administrator, then you can click/tap on the Include troubleshooters that were run as an administrator link if wanted. (see screenshot below)

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4. Perform either action below to delete a selected troubleshooter from troubleshooting history. (see screenshots below)
  • Select a listed troubleshooter, and click/tap on Delete on the toolbar.
  • Right click or press and hold on a listed troubleshooter, and click/tap on Delete.

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5. When finished deleting any other troubleshooters you want from history, you can close the History window if you like.






Clear Troubleshooting History in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Clear Troubleshooting History in Windows 10
To Clear All Troubleshooting History

1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Troubleshooting icon.

2. Click/tap on the View history link at the top left corner in Troubleshooting. (see screenshot below)

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3. If you are currently signed in as an administrator, then you can click/tap on the Include troubleshooters that were run as an administrator link if wanted. (see screenshot below)

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4. Click/tap on Clear history on the toolbar. (see screenshot below)

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5. Troubleshooting history will now be completely cleared. (see screenshot below)

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6. You can now close the History window if you like.


That's it,
Shawn