"RunFullMemoryDiagnostic" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\MemoryDiagnostic\RunFullMemoryDiagnostic" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\MemoryDiagnostic\RunFullMemoryDiagnostic" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\MemoryDiagnostic\RunFullMemoryDiagnostic" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: RunFullMemoryDiagnostic
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\MemoryDiagnostic
Description: Detects and mitigates problems in physical memory (RAM).
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers:
History:
   Information 2:30:12 Action started
   Information 2:30:12 Task started
   Information 2:30:12 Created task process
   ...

"RunFullMemoryDiagnostic" is scheduled with no triggers.

It is recommented to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\MemoryDiagnostic\RunFullMemoryDiagnostic" enabled as a scheduled task.

 

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