Many people shy away from searching Microsoft’s website for a possible solution, when they encounter a common windows error. The perception is that either the solution may be explained in a complex manner or the solution will not be a free one.

But there are certain tools free from Microsoft, and which do the job to the perfection.

Automatated TroubleShooting Service – A Freeware Tool to Fix Common Windows XP / Vista / 7 Errors

Microsoft’s ATS is one such freeware tool, which can scan your computer for possible common Windows errors automatically and fix them. It can automatically detect and fix common maintenance problems such as broken desktop shortcuts, unused icons, disk volume errors, and incorrect system time display. There are lots of other features also to make your life easier.

Check it out.

[Microsoft’s ATS Download]