The MEMORY_MANAGEMENT error message is shown alongside the Blue Screen Of Death, and it can be a very annoying issue. The MEMORY_MANAGEMENT error affects all Windows versions, including Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.
Memory management is the process of controlling and coordinating computer memory, assigning portions called blocks to various running programs to optimize overall system performance. It decides how much memory to allocate to certain processes, keeps track of memory to see if it is free, and then updates the memory status.
A message will appear on your screen that reads:
Your PC ran into a problem and need to restart. We´re just collecting some error info, and then we´ll restart for you. (0% Complete) MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
If a blue screen suddenly appears when you are using your computer, it is probably due to a MEMORY_MANAGEMENT Error. Many of us have encountered this problem and there could be a number of reasons for it. There could be not enough memory on your system or bad memory.
Fix MEMORY MANAGEMENT Error on Windows
Fix Error #1: Restart PC
The easiest and most common way to resolve this problem is to restart your computer. You should not get this error message after the restart. Try restarting your computer to see if the issue is fixed. If the MEMORY_MANAGEMENT error still appears, then try other solutions to fix this problem.
Fix Error #2: Run Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool
Memory Management Error, many times it is caused by an issue with your RAM memory (who would’ve thought). If your RAM memory is damaged in any way, the best solution is to replace it with a new one. But first, you should make sure it’s broken. This can be done by running the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool.
- On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R Key at the same time to invoke a Run command. Type mdsched.exe and press Enter.
- You could choose Restart now and check for problems (recommended) to check the status of your memory card right now.
- You will be seeing a blue page showing the progress of the check and number of passes it will run on memory.
- Once your Windows restarts, it will tell you if there is something wrong with your memory. If there is, you need to replace your bad RAM with a new one.
Fix Error #3: System File Checker
- Click on Windows button and Search for cmd and you will get Command Prompt as a search result. (Right click on it & select Run as administrator option)
- A Command Prompt window will popup. In Command Prompt, enter the following lines command and hit Enter after each one.
sfc /scannow chkdsk /f C:
- Let the process complete and make any repairs as necessary. Once the process is finished, exit the cmd.
- Now type memory in the Windows search bar and select “Windows Memory Diagnostic.“
- In the set of options displayed select “Restart now and check for problems.”
- After which Windows will restart to check for possible RAM errors and will hopefully display the possible reasons as for why you get the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error message.
- Reboot your PC and check if the problem is resolved or not.
Fix Error #4: Disable Conflicting Software
The Memory Management Error in Windows 10 could also be software-specific. A conflict between two software programs could prompt the memory management BSoD error on your Windows. If you some software installed recently and then the memory management problem occurs, you could try to disable o uninstall your recent software to see if the problem disappears.