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Advanced Memory Diagnostic on Windows 10/8/7 with Memtest86+

Windows 10/8/7 has an inbuilt Memory Diagnostic Tool. Most of the time Memory Diagnostic won’t detect a bad RAM. To be honest if you want to check the stability of RAM, Windows Memory Diagnostic is not recommended. You could instead, use […]

Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool in Windows 10/8/7

Windows 10/8/7 has a Memory Diagnostic Tool which you can use to check for possible memory problems, including testing of the Random Access Memory (RAM) on your computer. Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool If Windows 10/8/7/Vista detects a possible memory problem, you […]

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The Machine Memory Dump Collector in Windows 10/8/7

The Machine Memory Dump Collector in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and later is designed to collect machine memory dumps from a machine. This diagnostic collects both full/kernel memory dumps (memory.dmp), last five machine mini dumps from the past […]

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Why does Windows show less RAM than installed?

You may have noticed that your Windows 7 or Windows 8 may show that the usable memory may be less than the installed memory (RAM). For instance, your Windows 7 32-bit, may report that there is only 3.5 GB of usable system memory […]

Physical Memory Limits for Windows 7

Limits on memory and address space vary by platform, operating system, and by whether the IMAGE_FILE_LARGE_ADDRESS_AWARE value of the LOADED_IMAGE structure and 4-gigabyte tuning (4GT) are in use.

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What is the maximum memory (RAM) limit for 64-bit Windows 7/8 ?

Different Windows editions have had different upper maximum RAM limits. 64-bit Windows support different amounts of memory as a SKU differentiating feature, with the low end being 512MB for Windows XP Starter to 128GB for Vista Ultimate and 192GB for […]