For your Asha and X it still exists, just search for "nokia software recovery tool", or go to Microsoft's mobile support pages, they will direct you to B2X, where you can download the tool. If you really can't bothered to look for it yourself, it's here.
I totally agree, there are many things that can go wrong for average, normal, non-hacker customers. A new equivalent of the NSRT or Nokia Suite for HMD phones would be great.
For the members, who own a Nokia 6, model TA-1000. Some words about flashing the Nokia 6 model TA-1000. A
proper flashing tool and the proper TA-1000 ROM can be found on the website of
the XDA developers. The link is: https://forum.xda-developers.com/nokia-6/development/nokia-6-official-firmware-mena-region-t3664441/page9
I have implemented the procedure and as a result my Nokia 6, which I bought in China, is working like it should be. Now my Nokia 6 is no longer a
customized version and therefore I am able receiving system updates OTA. The
TA-1000 ROM and/or the firmware include the July 2017 system update, meaning, Google services are
Please give us Nokia software recovery tool.....