This post lists some of the best free Windows Repair Tools that will help you fix and repair problems on your Windows 11 and Windows 10 PC. There are several paid Windows repair tools available that can help you to fix issues related to Windows 11/10, but not many are free.
The Best Free Windows 11/10 Repair Tools
These PC repair tools are totally free! Some of them are built-in, and others third-party tools. They will not only help you to find the exact cause of the fault but will also repair the damage in a minimum time:
- System File Checker
- DISM Tool
- FixWin for Windows
- Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant
- Windows Troubleshooters
- Windows Network Reset feature
- Advanced Startup Repair Options
- Ultimate Windows Tweaker
- Windows Repair Toolbox
- Tech Tool Store
- Reset This PC feature
- Repair your computer option in Installation Media
1] System File Checker
System File Checker, or the SFC scan utility, is a built-in tool in Windows 11 that helps you to repair corrupt system files. The tool scans the faulty or missing files and repairs or replaces them accordingly. You can run the tool as an administrator from within Windows and in Safe Mode, Boot Time, or Offline Mode or on External Drives.
2] DISM Tool
DISM or Deployment Image Service or Management is another free built-in Windows tool to repair Windows System Image and Windows Component Store. This also includes the Windows Recovery Environment, Windows Setup, and Windows PE (WinPE). You can run the DISM command in the command line and it will mount a Windows image (.wim) file or virtual hard disk (.vhd or .vhdx) to fix the damage. It can also be used with a local recovery image to service the system issues.
3] FixWin for Windows
If you are looking for a free popular Windows 11/10 repair tool, then FixWin could be your best bet. It helps you to fix individual Windows problems like issues with File Explorer, Internet connection, built-in tools, etc. The best part is that this FixWin Windows Repair Tool is portable and does not need to be installed.
4] Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant
Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant will help you resolve Windows, Office 365 apps, Outlook, OneDrive, Dynamics 365 & other problems. If it can’t fix a problem for you, it will suggest the next steps and help you get in touch with Microsoft Support.
5] Windows Troubleshooters
Windows Troubleshooters are built-in tools that can help detect and fix specific problems. For example, it helps you to fix issues related to Windows Update, Internet Connections, Audio, etc.
6] Windows Network Reset feature
Network Reset is a Network Repair tool is a relatively new feature in Windows 11/10. It allows you to repair any network issues by reinstalling the Network adapters and resetting the networking components to default settings.
While you can use the Network Troubleshooter for a basic repair, it may not help sometimes. In such cases, using the Network Reset tool helps you to fix such complicated network connectivity issues.
7] Advanced Startup Repair options
One of the last resorts would be to access and use the Advanced Startup Repair options. This built-in Windows repair tool helps with advanced troubleshooting and fixes any system issues. As complicated as it may sound, there are many ways to access the Advanced Startup Repair options or the Windows Startup Settings. For example, through Settings, the Context menu, etc.
8] Ultimate Windows Tweaker
As the name suggests, the Ultimate Windows Tweaker is a free tool that allows you to tweak your device settings to suit your needs. But this tool can also be used to reverse unwanted changes that may have occurred.
9] Windows Repair Toolbox
Windows Repair Toolbox is a freeware that works on the unique concept of offering most other free tools under one roof that helps you repair Windows. It just offers an interface for you to download and access other tools. This means you do not need to install tools separately like HWMonitor, DISM/SFC, Troubleshoot, MemoryDiag, Ccleaner, and more.
This tool downloads or activates the tools when you click on the respective button, and even keeps them updated in just a single click and also uses them on offline systems. From system cleaning to malware removal, you think of it, and it has a tool to offer, all under one roof.
10] Tech Tool Store
Another free Windows 11 repair tool on the list would be the Tech Tool Store which is specifically designed for IT professionals. It features more than 500 free technician tools in a clean interface that allows you to configure, arrange, update, and run the required tools in just a couple of clicks.
This tool even allows you to add more tools that are not already on its list. This fully portable tool also offers professional-quality HTML reports and assists you to uninstall any installable tools.
11] Reset This PC feature
Windows 11 offers another great way to deal with any system issues when most other tools fail to work. And that’s the Reset this PC option. This free tool gives your PC a fresh start by allowing you to restore Windows to factory settings, while giving you the option to keep or remove existing data.
12] Repair your computer option in Installation Media
In extreme cases, you can use Repair your computer option in the Installation Media. This is mostly used as a last resort where you find that your Windows is facing multiple problems or just does not boot at all. The installation media helps you to repair Windows 11 or Windows 10 without losing data. as here too, you can choose to keep or remove personal data.
Read:: Microsoft Surface Diagnostic Toolkit helps you run hardware diagnostics.
Is there a Repair Tool for Windows 11?
While there are many built-in repair tools available for free on Windows 11 as discussed above, The Reset This PC feature and FixWin are the best options that can help fix the most common system issue.
Read: Software Repair Tool from Microsoft for Surface devices
How do I completely repair Windows 11?
To completely repair Windows 11, you will have to use the built-in Reset ThisPC feature or the Repair my computer option in the Windows Installation Media. Tools like FixWin can help you fix bits and parts of Windows.
Also read: Best free Boot Repair Tools for Windows 11/10.