memory appears full when it's not! - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-28-2007, 03:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 12
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.

shorinhio is offline  
Old 03-29-2007, 04:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Corby, United Kingdom.
Posts: 11
Send a message via MSN to mattstevenson
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.
mattstevenson is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Memory overlord20 New Systems | Building and Buying 13 03-28-2007 12:25 AM
Sandisk memory card will not work in my laptop , but i have the slot for it???? chaznad Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 1 03-26-2007 07:10 PM
Is Vista seeing memory on my 8800GTS 320MB wrong? phexac Microsoft Windows and Software 2 03-25-2007 11:03 PM
Computer restarting when running full screen applications zinch_smug Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 9 03-25-2007 12:28 PM
Fraps demo to Full Landis PC Gaming 3 03-25-2007 08:49 AM

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:27 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.