Generally, if there is a problem with the computer’s memory then the system will prompt to run the Memory Diagnostics Tool. But, we can also test memory manually.


Click Start.

In the Start Search box type in mdsched and press the Enter key.

The Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool will be launched.

We will get two options as shown in the above picture.

Reboot the system and press F1 key when Windows Memory Diagnostic is launched.

Test mix: Select the type of test we want to run between Basic, Standard, and Extended. We can select each option based on the description that applies to our needs.

Cache: Choose the cache setting from Default, On, and Off of each test.

Pass count: Set the total number of times the entire test mix will repeat (Max = 15).

Finally, we press F10 to launch the test.