How to Open Windows Memory Diagnostic

In this post, we will see the diverse ways to open Windows Memory Diagnostic in Windows 10. Let’s get started.

Open Windows Memory Diagnostic in Windows 10

Method #1

Open Start menu. Type memory and you can see Windows Memory Diagnostic app. Hit it.

Method #2

Open Run. Type mdsched and then hit Enter key.

Alternatively, you can use this command in the following programs:

  • Command Prompt
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Address toolbar
  • Address bar of File Explorer
  • Task Manager (hit File > Run new task to use this command)

Method #3

Open Start menu. Expand Windows Administrative Tools folder. Hit Windows Memory Diagnostic.

Method #4

Go to Control Panel. In the search box, type memory and then hit Enter key. Hit Diagnose your computer’s memory problems link.

Method #5

Open Settings. In the search box, type memory. Hit Diagnose your computer’s memory problems.

Method #6

Open System32 folder. Find and double-click MdSched file.

Steps to Create a Windows Memory Diagnostic Shortcut

Here, we will see the steps to create a Windows Memory Diagnostic shortcut in the Windows 10 desktop.

But remember that the steps are the same for creating a shortcut on File Explorer. Let us start.

Step 1: Right-click on your desktop’s blank area.

Step 2: Hover your mouse over “New.” Hit “Shortcut.”

Step 3: In the “Create Shortcut” pop-up, type mdsched. Hit the “Next” button.

Step 4: Provide the name for the shortcut as per your liking.

Step 5: Click on the “Finish” button.