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Old 01-24-2010, 02:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Problem with HTPC Need help please!!

I CONSTANTLY get blue screens in my HTPC ( Temps are perfect.)
The blue screen error is Memory_Management, and occasionally I'll get a bad pool sector, which I think is cause from all the bluescreens.
Anyways, I began troubleshooting yesterday, and of course I tried reseating the ram. The wierd thing that I found out was tha t the computer works flawlessly with 1 stick of ram (ddr3 2gb Gskill NQ) but not with both.

I've tried both sticks individually and they seem to perform fine, but its when both are in the computer do the problems began to start.

Any suggestions?
I can provide specs and links if needed

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Old 01-25-2010, 04:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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run memtest with different ram configurations. I am leaning towards a bad ram slot on your mb.

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check the specs for the ram and see what voltage they are suppose to be set at. go online to the mfg.
then go into the bios and see what setting your voltage for the ram is set at. if its auto and your ram is other than 1.8 ,
(go to the motherboard website and verify default voltage)
you may have to manually set it to your ram.
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