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How to See Reliability History in Windows 11 & 10

Reliability History helps you find and track errors to solve Windows problems. Here is how to see Reliability History in Windows 11 and 10.

Almost every Windows user considers reliability one of the most crucial aspects of computer use. Nobody enjoys sudden system crashes, data corruption, slowdowns, and other issues. Having a reliability report or reliability history can be extremely helpful in the event of a problem. It primarily allows you to narrow down the possibilities and effectively solve the problem.

Most people do not know that Windows 10 and 11 include a built-in Reliability Monitor. In truth, this feature has been available since Windows 7, as well as Windows 8. The Reliability Monitor, as the name suggests, displays your computer’s reliability information. The good news is that it provides a lot of information that other built-in tools, such as the Task Manager, do not.

Thankfully, the Reliability Monitor runs in the background and logs all the important events to the Reliability History. For example, if a program or system crashes, the Reliability Monitor logs it in the report. You can open the Reliability History to find all Windows’s faults, issues, and problems.

So, without further ado, let me show you how to see the Reliability History in Windows 11 and 10.

The steps below work the same in Windows 10 and 11.

See Reliability History in Windows

You can view the Reliability History from the Control Panel. Here is how.

  1. Launch the Start menu.
  2. Search and open “Control Panel.”
  3. Click on “Security and Maintenance.”
  4. Expand the “Maintenance” section.
  5. Click the “View reliability history” link.
  6. This will show the reliability history.
  7. Click the “View all problem reports” link at the bottom to see all problem reports.
  8. It will show all the recorded problems.
  9. Click the “Save reliability history” link to save the reliability history to a file.
  10. It is that simple to see Reliability History in Windows 10 & 11.

Steps with more details:

Open the Control Panel window. You can search and open it from the “Start” menu.

After opening the Control Panel window, find and click the “Security and Maintenance” option. If you can’t find it, set the “View by” to “Large icons.”

open security and maintenance

Expand the “Maintenance” section on this page. Next, click the “View reliability history” link.

view reliability history

This action shows the reliability history on a timeline. You can click on the timeline to see the recorded prompts. Click the arrow icons before and after the timeline to move the timeline back and forth.

reliability history timeline

Click the “View all problem reports” links at the bottom to see all the recorded problems.

view all problems

It neatly lists all the problems the Reliability Monitor found and logged.

list of all reliability problems

Once you have the necessary information, you can save the reliability history. For that, click the “Save reliability history” link at the bottom.

click save reliability history

Go to the location, type a name of your choice, and press the “Save” button.

save reliability history

You can now close the Reliability History window.

That is all. It is that simple to see Reliability History in Windows 11 and 10.

I hope this simple and easy Windows how-to guide helped you.

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