The Microsoft Windows Reliability Monitor is a feature found in Windows Vista and 7 that allows you to view the stability history of your computer. It allows the user to identify previous warnings as well as past critical and informational events. The picture below shows an example of what the Reliability Monitor looks like running on a computer with Windows 7. As can be seen in this picture, each day is broken down into columns. When a column is clicked, additional details appear about that particular date.
How to run the Windows Reliability Monitor
- Click the Start Orb
- In the Search box type reliability and press enter for View the Reliability History.