How to Reset Reliability Monitor in Windows 7 and Windows 8
If you have fixed the errors or just want to clear the reported data in Reliabilty Monitor, then this will show you how to reset the Reliability Monitor back to a clean default state in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to do this tutorial.
is an advanced tool that measures hardware and software problems and other changes to your computer. It collects 24 hours
of data before it displays any results and calculates the stability index that ranges from 1 (the least stable) to 10 (the most stable). You can use the index to help evaluate the reliability of your computer by reviewing the reported application failures, Windows failures, Miscellaneous failures, Warnings, and Information. Any change you make to your computer or problem that occurs on your computer affects the stability index.
EXAMPLE: Reliability Monitor NOTE: You can tell your Index score (scales from 1 to 10, 10 is the best score) by looking at how the chart line ends in the upper right corner boxed in red below compared to the scale of 10 to 1 on the left upper corner boxed in red below.
If you reset the Reliability Monitor, then any previously displayed data will no longer be available unless you have backed it up in step 3 below to restore.
This does not work in Windows 8.1 Update.
Here's How: 1.
Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and save it to your desktop. NOTE: Special thanks to Zardoc for providing the part in the BAT file to clear the Event Viewer logs
the .bat file. 3.
Right click or press and hold on the downloaded .bat
file and click/tap on Run as administrator
If prompted, click/tap on Yes
You will now see a command prompt open, run the commands to reset Reliability Monitor, then close. 6.
If this is for Windows 8
, then you must repeat steps 3-5
to run the .bat file a second time for this to work. 7.
When finished, restart
to fully apply.
It may take Reliability Monitor a few to 24 hours to display results again after being reset.