In Windows 7 and Vista, Windows Boot Manger offers a built in memory diagnostic tool to analyses the computer memory (RAM) for hardware memory problems and list the errors it finds.
You can launch the memory diagnostic tool by holding F8 on boot menu and then press TAB to select the tool and you can start scan your computer memory. If you are willing to Add/Remove it from Windows Boot Manger, then today, We are sharing two simple commands that help you to do so.
How To:
1. Run Command Prompt as Administrator (Elevated Command Prompt)

2. Execute the following commands to add/remove it from boot menu.

To add

bcdedit.exe /set {bootmgr} toolsdisplayorder {memdiag}

To remove

bcdedit.exe /deletevalue {bootmgr} toolsdisplayorder

3. Reboot your PC and hold F8 key to see the changes.

Memory Diagnostic Tool
Applies To:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2

4 responses to “Add/Remove ‘Windows Memory Diagnostic’ Tool from Windows Boot Manager”

  1. Andrew Avatar

    Thanks! Remove method works. I mean that:
    bcdedit.exe /deletevalue {bootmgr} toolsdisplayorder

  2. Sherman Unkefer Avatar
    Sherman Unkefer

    have windows vista and windows coexisting on one computer. I would like to delete windows xp from windows boot manager and boot directly into windows vista.

    1. Admin Avatar

      Run CMD as Administrator and execute the following command:
      bcdedit /delete {ntldr} /f

  3. eli Avatar

    i need help! everytime i start up my computer it does the diagnostic memory test tool continuously

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