RSS Feed

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...


Subscribe to either one of our two newsletters for regular updates and information

Downloads newsletter

This is a weekly newsletter with download news, updates and other information

This is a monthly newsletter with software store information, offers and deals

Microsoft Fix it Portable

Automatically fix a host of common Windows problems with this handy Microsoft tool

by Mike Williams

Our Rating:
Your Rating:
Login to rate
Based on 0 ratings
License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows Server, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP


Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 03 April 2012
Watchlist: Add download to my watchlist
Downloads To Date: 15018
Developer: Microsoft
RSS News Feed:
Back in stock! Buy Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium v2 with a 1-PC LIFETIME license, only $27.95, from
Microsoft Fix it Portable
Automatically fix a host of common Windows problems with this handy Microsoft tool

Microsoft Fix it Portable is a useful troubleshooting tool which enables you to solve many common PC issues with a click.

The problem-solving process starts by choosing the general area where you're having difficulties. Categories on offer here include "Connect to the Internet or networks", "Install or upgrade software or hardware" and "Fix performance, errors or crashes".

Select one of these and the program will display any related troubleshooters. So if you choose the "Use Desktop features" category, say, you'll find tools to fix problems with Aero, Windows search, broken shortcuts, Windows Media Player and library issues, and more.

And if you spot something that suits your needs, just click the troubleshooter's hyperlink and Fix it Portable will try to fix the problem.

The program only has a few troubleshooters on offer, so you're still better off visiting Microsoft's online Fix It Solution Centre, if you can.

If you sometimes need to fix PCs which don't have an internet connection, though (or the lack of connectivity is one of the issues you're trying to fix) then it'll be useful to have some local backup, and Fix it Portable offers more than enough options and solutions to justify adding it to your troubleshooting toolkit.

Please note, the file you'll download here is just the Fix It installer. This will download the actual Fix it portable tool - including a Windows PowerShell runtime, if you request it - which could take a while as it's around 40MB in size, before saving the necessary files to the location of your choice.


Easy to use and with lots of troubleshooters, Microsoft Fix it Portable is a simple way to solve many PC problems. If your target PC is connected to the internet, though, you'll still get better results by visiting Microsoft's online Solution Centre.

Your Comments & Opinion
Related Download Articles
Complete Internet Repair

Complete Internet Repair


Solve many internet and network connection issues in just a couple of clicks

TweakNow PowerPack

TweakNow PowerPack v4.3.1


Optimise, repair, tweak and tune your PC with this one-stop system management suite

Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer 2.0.0

Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer 2.0.0


Troubleshoot common Outlook 2007/ 2010 problems with this free Microsoft tool

Other Download Articles From This Category

FreeFileSync 7.7


Keep the contents of folders synchronised for backup purposes

Synei System Utilities 3.45

Synei System Utilities 3.45


Optimise your PC's performance with this lightweight suite


TailExpert 1.0.5812.40345

Free, for personal-use only

Browse, filter and monitor Windows logs


OkMap 11.4.0


Manipulate maps, GPS data and more with this comprehensive tool

From Softwarecrew

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

Our Price: $22.95
RRP: $29.95
Saving 23%
Buy Now

Spotlight: Free Full Software

WhatsApp Messenger 2.12.12

Free Full Commercial Software

WhatsApp Messenger is the world's most popular instant messaging app for smartphones.

You can use it to send and receive text and voice messages, photos, videos, even call your friends in other countries, and because it uses your phone's internet connection it might not cost you anything at all (depending on whether you'll pay data charges).

It's easy to set up and use. There's no need to create and remember new account names or pins because it works with your phone number, and uses your regular address book to find and connect you with friends who use WhatsApp already.

You can talk one-to-one or in group chats, and because you're always logged in there's no way to miss messages. Even if your phone is turned off, WhatsApp will save your messages and display them as soon as you're back online.

There's plenty more (location sharing, contact exchange, message broadcasting) and the app is free for a year, currently $0.99/ year afterwards.

Version 2.12.12 brings:

• Links that you share or receive will now include a rich preview. When sending a link, you have the option to not include a rich preview.
• Additional 3D Touch features: You can now quickly Peek and Pop chats.
• Redesigned Settings tab. 
• You can now view all your starred messages across all your chats in Settings — Starred Messages.