Computer RAM is an essential component of a computer’s functionality. Its problems directly affect the performance of the computer. Errors in RAM are rare. But it is better to check it from time to time. You may also want to check it out when you buy a new RAM card. In this guide, we are talking about How to check computer RAM problems.
Let us first consider some of the symptoms that the operating system shows when there are errors in the RAM.
- The operating system freezes at once while working on the computer.
- Occasionally showing blue screen errors.
- Automatic restart of the computer from time to time.
- Beeping from the motherboard.
How to check computer RAM problems
Method 1: By using the Windows memory diagnostic tool
A tool to check for errors in the RAM comes with the Windows operating system. This method is very convenient as there is no need for separate third-party software, and there are several steps. Follow these steps.
- Press the Windows key + R to open the run window and type ‘mdsched.exe’ and press the enter key.
- Once opened the Windows memory diagnostic tool window, choose the option you want.
When you restart your computer, you will see a blue screen that checks your RAM. It will take a few minutes to complete the process. Once the process is complete, the computer will restart. The RAM report is displayed when the computer starts up.
Method 2: By using the MemTest86 tool
There are two free and paid versions, and you need to get the paid version for special features and business needs. Even if you do not have an operating system installed on your computer, you can check the RAM by using this.
Use the following link to download the MemTest86 tool.