MEMORY_MANAGEMENT error messages are displayed in Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). Bug Check Code (BCCode) of MEMORY_MANAGEMENT error messages is 0x0000001a, and the messages are displayed due to improper memory management, or incorrect logical structure of the hard disk drive (bad clusters/blocks) on which Windows 8 is installed.
Just like other Blue Screen of Death error messages, MEMORY_MANAGEMENT error can also be resolved just by a simple restart. In case this method fails, many times restarting the computer in safe mode and then starting it back in normal mode can resolve the issue.
If the above two methods fail, administrators are then recommended to follow some advanced options that would surely rectify the error messages permanently, provided the issue is not due to faulty hardware.
Considering that all the above discussed methods are related to the operating system or incorrect memory management, there might be chances that users still see MEMORY_MANAGEMENT error messages even after following the given methods. If this is the case, physical memory (RAM) might be faulty and needs to be replaced. However, before replacing the physical memory with the new one, administrators should always try reinstalling the operating system from scratch to check if the issue can be resolved easily.
How to Fix MEMORY_MANAGEMENT Error Messages?
Assuming that restarting the computer in safe mode doesn’t resolve the problem, instructions given below must be followed to scan the memory and fix any errors that it may have:
- Log on to Windows 8 computer with the administrator account.
- Click Desktop tile from the Start screen to go to the desktop window.
- Once on the desktop screen, hover mouse to the bottom right corner of the window.
- From the displayed options, click Search.
- On the opened Search pane in the right, ensure that Apps category.
- On the same pane, type CMD in Apps field.
- From the displayed results on Apps window, right-click Command Prompt.
- From the displayed advanced options at the bottom of the window, click Run as administrator.
- On the displayed User Account Control box, click Yes to provide the administrator approval to open the command prompt with the elevated privileges.
- On command prompt window, type SFC /SCANNOW command and press Enter to initiate the memory scanning process.
- Close the command prompt window when done.
Note: If the problem still persists, this might be due to faulty physical memory (RAM). To resolve this issue, the installed physical memory should be replaced with the new one.