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Windows 7: Partition problem


23 Dec 2010   #21

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First let's get some information, with both RAM cards installed, download CPUZ and post a snip of the CPU, Mainboard, Memory, and SPD tabs.

For posting the information , enter 'Snipping tool' in the Start button > Search box, hit enter. Select the area you want to post and save to a convenient place.
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Take out the RAM card that won't run memtest86+ and see if you have any freezes.


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27 Dec 2010   #22

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27 Dec 2010   #23

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dave76 View Post
Take out the RAM card that won't run memtest86+ and see if you have any freezes.
I already tried and the freezing issue are still there...
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28 Dec 2010   #24

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Don't see anything unusual in the CPUZ snips.

You can't adjust any setting in an OEM laptop, so there is not much you can do.

Can you arrange to test other PC2-4300 266MHz RAM in your computer or your RAM in another laptop?
It would probably cost more for a shop to test it then it would to buy new RAM and hope that solves the freezing.
A quick check on Newegg, 2 X 1GB DDR2 RAM is about $40.

Wish there was more we could do with it, only way to test it is as mentioned above.
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28 Dec 2010   #25

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dave76 View Post
Don't see anything unusual in the CPUZ snips.

You can't adjust any setting in an OEM laptop, so there is not much you can do.

Can you arrange to test other PC2-4300 266MHz RAM in your computer or your RAM in another laptop?
It would probably cost more for a shop to test it then it would to buy new RAM and hope that solves the freezing.
A quick check on Newegg, 2 X 1GB DDR2 RAM is about $40.

Wish there was more we could do with it, only way to test it is as mentioned above.
I don't have another laptop for testing the ram. I could buy new ram.

In your opinion, could the motherboard be the problem or you're sure it's a defect ram ?
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30 Dec 2010   #26

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The possibilities are RAM, motherboard RAM slots, motherboard NB-memory controller, power supply (not common for laptops), these are the most likely causes.

Out of these, RAM is the most likely culprit.
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11 Jan 2011   #27

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I bought new ram and i got the same "512k e820 off" error with memtest86+

I will see if the laptop is freezing again with the new ram...
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11 Jan 2011   #28

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Doesn't sound good.

Let us know the results.
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11 Jan 2011   #29

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I got 1 freeze in two days... He look better with this ram btw...

I'll see of much he's freezing this week
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12 Jan 2011   #30

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Thanks for the update, let us know how it's running.
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