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Old 03-28-2007, 04:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default memory appears full when it's not!

When I run Photoshop with say iTunes, and Dreamweaver I get memory full errors when trying to start up a new app, but there is only about 500MB used and I have a whole 2GB! My CPU is AMD64 X2 4600+

Then sometimes it will go to a blue screen suddenly with a 'memory error occured at location 0x0...... if this is the first time you've seen this screen restart...'

Can anyone please tell me why this is happening? Thanks.
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Default Re: memory appears full when it's not!

It seems to me that you have some bad RAM, does Windows know it's there? Press the Windows key + pause/break and see how much memory is listed.

It may be that you've got a faulty memory stick, or that it's just seated improperly.
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