HOWTO start Memory Test on W10

If you are investigating strange issues/BSOD on your computer, you may reach the point to verify the installed memory.

Windows 10 has this feature included, and it will spare the need to use any live CD, …

You can simply use it by typing in the Search box:


and selecting Memory Diagnostic Tool from the results, or by administrative Command Prompt by typing the equivalent command:


The tool will start at the next reboot, and it will take several minutes mainly depending on the installed memory amount.

When finished, it will reboot the computer to start it normally.

You can find the test result, in System channel of the Event Log, by looking for:



Good Luck 😉