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Old 06-08-2010, 06:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ive been working on my buddies computer for a while and at one time i switched around the RAM because it wasnt put in the correct slots.

Prior to me doing this his computer was blue screening, sometimes it would boot and run for a while. Other times it wouldnt even make it to the splash screen. Well its doing the same thing again. As we speak the computer is on and functional but he claimed and it wasnt running yesterday so..

Im thinking that the RAM is damaged, or maybe its some driver issues with the graphics card? it feels to me like its still a memory issue.
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Download Memtest and run it

Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool
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It is definitely a RAM problem.
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okay thanks guys ill prob be checking this out tonight
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After you fix the ram you might want to boot to the recovery console and do a chkdsk /r just because you fix the ram does not mean the damage to windows is going to be repaired. Also a fixboot and fixmbr would be a good thing bad ram can just do damage to everything.
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