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Test your computers ram in Vista
If you are noticing slow performance in Windows Vista, one of many contributing factors may be the health of your RAM. Windows Vista comes with a RAM testing application and in this guide you’ll learn how to access and use it. Many users have reported increased performance after using this test; thank you for your feedback!

Use the Windows Vista Memory Testing Tool

Press Start, type memory in the search bar, and press Enter

Test your computers ram in Vista

Select Restart Now and Check for Problems

Test your computers ram in Vista 2

Your computer will restart and run a memory diagnostic. This test may take up to 30 minutes.



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  • Sekko

    I use this, and still run the same… In my opinion Windows Vista is nothing but an unstable Operating System.

  • Sekko

    I use this, and still run the same… In my opinion Windows Vista is nothing but an unstable Operating System.

  • Sekko

    I use this, and still run the same… In my opinion Windows Vista is nothing but an unstable Operating System.

  • RR

    Thanks for sharing the information.

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  • Rob

    Vista is perfectly fine. Just need the right hardware.

  • Rob

    Vista is perfectly fine. Just need the right hardware.

  • Rob

    Vista is perfectly fine. Just need the right hardware.

  • Martin

    So many people complain about vista, but it runs flawlessly for me. Seriously, I don’t think it’s fair to label it “unstable” when the only “flaw” really is that it needs decent hardware.

  • So many people complain about vista, but it runs flawlessly for me. Seriously, I don’t think it’s fair to label it “unstable” when the only “flaw” really is that it needs decent hardware.

  • So many people complain about vista, but it runs flawlessly for me. Seriously, I don’t think it’s fair to label it “unstable” when the only “flaw” really is that it needs decent hardware.

  • StackOverflow

    Agreed, the only time Vista gives trouble is when I knock my RAM loose or my old hard drive starts acting up. (I don’t have a case on my computer, hence the RAM being knocked, as well as other parts.)

  • Agreed, the only time Vista gives trouble is when I knock my RAM loose or my old hard drive starts acting up. (I don’t have a case on my computer, hence the RAM being knocked, as well as other parts.)

  • Agreed, the only time Vista gives trouble is when I knock my RAM loose or my old hard drive starts acting up. (I don’t have a case on my computer, hence the RAM being knocked, as well as other parts.)


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