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(Solved) - Ram Problems

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  • Started 1 year ago by Bailey
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Bailey
Posts: 19

Having gone through some issues i have narrowed it down to this.
i have two sticks of 2gb ram and when i tested them with memtest i got errors as shown by redscreen and number of errors coming up.
i then tested each stick on it own but no errors came up !!!!
i then tested each stick in each mermory slot on the Mobo and got no errors ?
once i put the 2 sticks back in i goot errors when i ran memtest ????
any ideas ?
mermory was ok till i tried to upgrade to win 7, doubt if that was any issue
regards

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ronniesonora
Posts: 919

What kind of problems where you having before you narrowed it down to ram?

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Bailey
Posts: 19

Lot of blue screen, Internet explorer crashing,install win 7 and could not get it to update,
Freezing up .

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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You running 7 now ?

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ronniesonora
Posts: 919

Have you ran a antimalware scan. If not scan with this (it's free) http://www.filehippo.com/downl.....i_malware/

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Bailey
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Thanks wool do this morning

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G41M
Posts: 902

Just a bit confused. Memtest is a standalone program and does not require an operating system for execution although memory error diagnosed by Memtest is carried out and manifested in the Operating System. I think the main concern first would be the strange error when both sticks, which are tested good individually would produce errors when tested in pair.

Bailey, are the two sticks the same - manufacturer, speed, etc.?

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Bailey
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yes the sticks are the same and have worked fine until i tried to upgrage to 7, back on xp now, running deep malware scan now, it is a self build system but has never giving trouble till i tried to upgrade.
am going to work on it for the rest of the night so any input would help greatly
regards

PS, unless they have been relabeled. but have worked fine till now ?

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Bailey
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deep scans done for malware, none found

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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See my post, a few up.

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Bailey
Posts: 19

Running Xpert again, could not get win 7 to work, apart from issues lasted above, kept getting "file corupt " messages

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Bailey
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Ram Faults in the end ?????

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