If you are windows 10 user, you may know about the blue screen of death errors. This article contains some information and instructions to fix memory management blue screen error.
You probably know about this error or already have encountered it. In recent years, Many Windows users have encountered this memory management stop error. In paste, Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 users faced it. It seems the old terror has returned again. Many users complained that they saw this error for the first time after windows 10-anniversary update. However, Creators update, fall creators update all of these updates became controversial because of this and some other BSOD errors. But, There are a few methods that you can apply to fix the memory_management error.
What Causes this Error?
Any BSOD error appears when windows can’t recognize or fail to handle any services. But, There are several reasons. Here they are –
- Problematic Drivers.
- Third party software.
- Memory problems.
- Incorrect logical structure of HDD.
Anyway, We can describe more things as the culprit. But these are the widespread reasons.
BSODs are also known as stop error. The memory management BSOD also comes with a stop error code 0x0000001a or any other similar codes. Statistics says, This problem mostly occurs when you are downloading anything by any torrent software like uTorrent or BitTorrent, or when you try to run any resource hungry programs. Else, It may occur while opening any incompatible software or applications.
How to Fix Memory Management Blue Screen of Death on Windows 10
If you want to follow the most advanced way to fix it and you can’t wait, In that case, You can click: Best Method to Fix MEMORY_MANAGEMENT BSOD. By the way, Here are all the solutions for this problem. If you can’t access windows usually, try these methods in safe mode.
Solution 1: Update Drivers
I’m sure, You don’t like this solution, and you are bored. But, Updating driver can be helpful If an outdated driver problem causes memory management error.
Sometimes, You may face this issue, When you are downloading any files by download manager and utorrent. It occurs when your download speed is ultra first. Personally, I encountered it everytime i downloaded any big files by using torrent software, and speed was around 40/45 Mbps. Then, I just updated drivers especially the wireless driver. I was lucky that I could resolve my problem. By the way, You can use Driver Booster to update driver more conveniently.
Solution 2: Run chkdsk Command
Sometimes, Hard disk bad sector sometimes some memory problems. It can cause memory management stop error. In that case, Running chkdsk command can be helpful.
- You can press CTRL + X from keyboard and choose Command Prompt (Admin)
- Now, Type chkdsk /f C: and hit Enter.
- It may ask for rebooting PC. Just press Y and hit enter.
- Now, Your PC will automatically scan and fix some basic problems of your hard disk partition.
If you want to learn more about it, You can read: Find & Fix Hard Disk Problems
Solution 3: Run SFC and DISM Comment
Another excellent working method is running SFC and DISM command. It finds and fixes corrupted system files of Windows. It may take a few minutes to 1 or 2 hours to complete the full process. You can learn how to do it, From this article. If you can do it correctly, it will fix memory management blue screen error.
Solution 4: Fix Memory Problems:
RAM problem can cause this. So, When you want to remove memory management blue screen error from Windows, You should run windows memory diagnostic tool. It is a built-in tool for Microsoft Windows to identify and repair common memory problems. To know more, Read: Find and Fix Memory Problems
Solution 5: Increase Virtual Memory
As this problem is related to memory, you can increase virtual memory amount. It may fix the memory issue. As a result, It has an excellent chance to correct memory management error. By the way, To increase virtual memory, follow these steps.
- First of all, Press on Win + R on the keyboard to open RUN.
- Now, Type sysdm.cpl and hit enter. It will open the System Properties window. From there, Go to Advanced tab.
- Now, Click on Settings of Performance section.
- From there, Go to Advanced tab and click on Change.
- Now, Mark “Custom” and set the virtual memory according to your preferences.
You may find more details from here. By the way, After increasing the size, restart your PC. I hope it will solve your problem.
Solution 6: Clean Boot
Any third-party programs or services may create conflicts with memory. As a result, Windows may show you the blue screen of death to avoid permanent damage. So, To identify the problematic third-party programs and services, perform clean boot. Then, Identify and remove the culprit.
Solution 7: Restore
System restore is a perfect way to get rid of many problems of Windows. To fix memory management error, do system restore to the earlier point when you did not experience this issue. Hopefully, It will work.
I already described this method in several articles. Windows comes with its own diagnostic features. It can creates error logs and store it in your PC. If you have some good knowledge on windows PC, You can easily find out the reason behind your blue screen of death error. To know more, Read: Create Small Minidump File
In the mentioned article, I’ve recommended a small program called BlueScreen Viewer. After creating the small minidump file according to the instructions of that article, You can view these dump files by this software. It will indicate the errors and the culprit system files and drivers. It will make everything easier to fix memory management error. Please, Look at the screenshot and see the highlighted area.
See, I’ve faced two blue screen of death errors. One is SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED and another on is MEMORY_MANAGEMENT. I’ve selected the second error which is our focal point. Then, BlueScreen Viewer is showing two system file names highlighted. bcmwl63a.sys and ntoskrnl.exe. That means these are the culprit.
How I Fixed Memory Management Error:
bcmwl63a.sys file is associated with Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter wireless driver developed by Broadcom Corporation. ntoskrnl is the short form of Windows NT operating system kernel. As I faced blue screen problem, During downloading a big file by utorrent and my problem is caused by a wireless driver, I was sure there was something wrong. I just reinstalled it. It fixed my problem. You may ask me what about the ntoskrnl.exe. Our above steps are the solution for it. It caused the problem when your CPU is overloaded due to some driver problems. It may have some other reasons. I will discuss it in another article.
Note: If you don’t understand the culprit files meaning, Just search on google. Alternatively, You can upload your dump file to onedrive and submit the link to Microsoft Forum by seeking for help. Any Official person will help you to troubleshoot.
Hopefully, These tips will help to fix memory managment blue screen errors. Do you any other methods?