How to check your Computer Memory for Errors in Windows 8

Description: This technical article will show how to check your computer's memory for errors in Windows 8.

  1. Open Command Prompt by holding the Windows key on your keyboard and tapping the letter X. Then select Command Prompt (Admin).
  2. Type the command: MDSCHED, then press enter.
  3. Select the option to Restart now and check for problems.
  4. If there are any memory errors reported, the next step is to replace the RAM in your computer.

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