SBS2011 - WHEA-Logger Event 47 a corrected hardware error has occurred - component memory - corrected machine check

SBS2011 WHEA-Logger error. This Server has an intel MB. I suspect I have a bad stick of RAM.  I'm trying to identify which stick is bad.

I've also seen where it is recommended to upgrade the bios. If I do that will I have to manually reset the bios settings or will it maintain the original settings?

Here are the details:

Log Name:      System
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-WHEA-Logger
Date:          7/7/2015 5:29:06 PM
Event ID:      47
Task Category: None
Level:         Warning
Keywords:      
User:          LOCAL SERVICE
Computer:      
Description:
A corrected hardware error has occurred.

Component: Memory
Error Source: Corrected Machine Check

The details view of this entry contains further information.
Event Xml:
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  <System>
    <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-WHEA-Logger" Guid="{C26C4F3C-3F66-4E99-8F8A-39405CFED220}" />
    <EventID>47</EventID>
    <Version>0</Version>
    <Level>3</Level>
    <Task>0</Task>
    <Opcode>0</Opcode>
    <Keywords>0x8000000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2015-07-07T23:29:06.485207800Z" />
    <EventRecordID>1827189</EventRecordID>
    <Correlation ActivityID="{1A375298-CCE4-414B-9A1A-3517A32115C6}" />
    <Execution ProcessID="1116" ThreadID="12036" />
    <Channel>System</Channel>
    <Computer>   <Security UserID="S-1-5-19" />
  </System>
  <EventData>
    <Data Name="ErrorSource">1</Data>
    <Data Name="FRUId">{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}</Data>
    <Data Name="FRUText">
    </Data>
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    <Data Name="ErrorStatus">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="PhysicalAddress">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="PhysicalAddressMask">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="Node">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="Card">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="Module">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="Bank">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="Device">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="Row">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="Column">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="BitPosition">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="RequesterId">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="ResponderId">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="TargetId">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="ErrorType">0</Data>
    <Data Name="Length">873</Data>
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  </EventData>
</Event>
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Usually a bios upgrade will change some settings in the bios to default values and it really depends upon the bios update.

As for checking memory the O/S may include a memory check routine that can identify a problem unfortunately it may not identify the memory slot .. you can use memcheck
Memcheck86 has a bootable iso that you can burn to optical media
http://www.memtest86.com/download.htm
David AtkinTechnical DirectorCommented:
Is this a custom built machine or is it a brand (HP/DELL etc)?
JoemtAuthor Commented:
The Server is an Equus with an Intel Server chassis SC5650
JoemtAuthor Commented:
After a time an event log identified the ram stick location. It was indeed a bad stick of ram.

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JoemtAuthor Commented:
We all knew it was a bad stick of ram we were just trying to determine if the event I posted called out a location...it did not and later as the component failed......it did call out a location.
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