Your Windows 7 computer is crashing randomly, and you suspect a bad memory module from a recent upgrade. Where can you find the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool? Pick two.
A) On the Windows installation media
B) Control Panel / Windows Memory Diagnostic
C) Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Windows Memory Diagnostic
D) Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Computer Management / Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool
E) If you hold memory to the light, you can see if the bits are leaking out
The answer: A) On the Windows installation media and C) Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Windows Memory Diagnostics
You can start the diagnostics from the Administrative Tools, and the Windows installation media includes a convenient memory diagnostics software option in the System Recovery Options.
Want to know more? Watch “Troubleshooting Memory.”
The process of troubleshooting memory is a combination of physical troubleshooting and software diagnostics. In this video, you’ll learn what to look for when troubleshooting the memory installation on the motherboard and how to use memory diagnostics software to diagnose memory issues.