Windows 10 BSOD Memory Management

Many Windows 10 users are suddenly plagued with an unexpected error Blue Screen of Death Memory Management. Here are some guidelines to deal with these cases.

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Alternative manual troubleshooting steps are given below:

Increase Paging File Size

Insufficient paging file size can cause your system unstable with Windows 10 BSOD memory management error. Increase the paging file size limit from System Properties dialog box.

1. Right click This PC desktop icon; choose Properties to open System window.


2. Click “Advanced system settings” link.


3. Now you’ve System Properties dialog.

4. Click Settings (Performance) | Advanced | Change (Virtual Memory).

5. Uncheck “Automatically manage paging file size for all drives” checkbox; and increase the limit for your system drive (usually; drive C:)


6. Click Set and then save the changes, restart.

Reduce CPU Usage

Your computer may be running low on memory. Consider buying a new RAM, or reduce the CPU usage by limiting applications, background processes and services. Here are some tips:

A) Close all open applications.


B) Exit system tray icons in notification area (extreme right corner) of your Taskbar.


C) Stop unneeded processes. To do so,

1. Open Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete; clicking Task Manager.

2. Then expand the UI size by clicking “More details”


3. End Non-Microsoft processes under Processes tab. (Right click > End Task)



D) Stop product updating, error reporting and other non-essential services. To do so,

1. Open up Services tool by typing services.msc in Search/ Run


2. Right click and select Stop option for every service you want to abort.

Check for Faulty Memory

Memory problems are known to cause Windows 10 BSOD Memory Management error. Start a full scan with Windows Memory Diagnostic tool and check the results.

1. In the Search Box on Taskbar; type “Memory” and open “Windows Memory Diagnostic” from Search Results.


2. Click the option named “Restart now and check for memory problems”.

Uninstall Updates

Did you download new Windows updates prior to receiving Windows 10 BSOD memory management error? If so, uninstall those updates as shown below:

1. In the Search Box on Taskbar, type “View installed updates” and open that.

2. Sort the updates list date-wise so that it’ll be easier to identify recent updates.


3. Uninstall recent updates. (Right click > Uninstall)

4. After uninstalling all recently installed updates, restart your PC.

One thought on “Windows 10 BSOD Memory Management

  1. Steve Studley

    Might have people use the Event viewer to see what app/service actually bsod’ed. Mine was an invisible service for a VNC. Updated it, no problems again.


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