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What to do about a Memory Quick Check Failure code

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Example: HP Slim Desktop 260-p026
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Did a memory check got a failure code


What's the next step to fix this?

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The error code reported, Memory Module 2 Failure, means the memory chip in memory slot 2 of your PC probably needs to be replaced.


You can try removing and firmly reseating it and see if that resolves the issue.


I'm thinking that slot 2 is the one furthest from the processor, but I can't 100% guarantee it.  They might be labeled on the motherboard.


If reseating doesn't work, leave it out for now, and you can run the PC on the remaining memory until you can replace the bad chip.


Below is the link to the service guide where you can find the memory removal and replacement procedure.


If you don't know where to buy memory for your PC, I recommend the Crucial site because they guarantee compatibility, and offer a limited lifetime warranty.


The PC4-2400 memory offered would be fine.

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