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Windows 7: Memory RAM advice

22 Jun 2015   #61
graphomet

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Also Id like to ask, if I purchase 3 of those RAMS and one DIMM slot is empty does it affect the performance? Since these DIMM slots are like doubles.


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23 Jun 2015   #62
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

You are better buying kits (2x2GB or 4x2GB) as they're manufactured to work together, but it should be OK. You would lose the dual channel function though.
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23 Jun 2015   #63
graphomet

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Yes that makes sense, Im going to boost up the memory a bit to 16GB no less. So Ill get 4 RAM sticks of 4GB for each DIMM slot. Totaling up to 16GB which would be suffice for now.

So I think your effort and assistance is accomplished guys. Thanks for the patients and support and Ill give a brief update how the PCs performance goes when I get my RAM on the weekend.

Kind regards.
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23 Jun 2015   #64
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Do let us know how it goes. If you have any more issues don't hesitate to let us know.
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24 Jun 2015   #65
graphomet

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Hi forum.

I purchased today the follow kingston Rams. PC seems to be running nice and smooth. 16GB in total, I got 2 kits 4GB each stick.

http://www.kingston.com/dataSheets/HX316C10FWK2_8.pdf
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24 Jun 2015   #66
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Good to hear, I'm glad everything seems to be running smooth. If you have any more issues let us know.
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30 Jun 2015   #67
graphomet

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Hi guys.

unfortunately I copt a BSOD again after one week... I thought the issue was solved but seems its not after all.

My screen as I was about to turn off my pc gave me this error message:

IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

I'm a bit disappointed that my issue wasn't resolved as I thought. But Ill tackle it again in future at some point, because I need
my pc desperately at this current stage.
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30 Jun 2015   #68
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Follow Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions to upload the BSOD logs so we can take a look at them.
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30 Jun 2015   #69
graphomet

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Hi BSOD crew.

Heres the file.


Attached Files
File Type: zip ADMIN-PC-Wed_07_01_2015__00906_24.zip (3.00 MB, 1 views)
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30 Jun 2015   #70
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

It's Avast that's being blamed (nothing new there).
Code:
fffff880`02f1a208  fffff880`06a95e71Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\aswSnx.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSnx.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSnx.sys
 aswSnx+0x4fe71
Uninstall Avast and install MS Security Essentials and MalwareBytes.

Note   Note
Make sure you uncheck the 'Enable Free Trial' box when installing.



Uninstall Daemon Tools Lite, a proven cause of BSODs.

1. Uninstall Daemon Tools Lite via Add/Remove Programs.
2. Download the SPTD standalone installer and perform the following steps.
3. Double click the executable to open it.
4. Click the button shown below.



information   Information
If the button it is grayed out as shown in the image, there is no more SPTD installation on your system and you can just close the window.


Free up the Startup, all you need starting with Windows is your AV. The rest just impairs performance. The highlighted programs below should be removed from Startup and run on demand, DaemonTools should be uninstalled as previously discussed.
Code:
Sidebar                                                  %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun                                         NT AUTHORITY\LOCAL SERVICE    
Sidebar                                                  %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun                                         NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE  
Dropbox                                                  Dropbox.lnk                                                                                 Admin-PC\Admin                
Facebook Update                                          "C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\Facebook\Update\FacebookUpdate.exe" /c /nocrashserver         Admin-PC\Admin                
KiesTrayAgent                                            C:\Program Files (x86)\Samsung\Kies\KiesTrayAgent.exe                                       Admin-PC\Admin                
KiesPreload                                              C:\Program Files (x86)\Samsung\Kies\Kies.exe /preload                                       Admin-PC\Admin                
AdobeBridge                                                                                                                                          Admin-PC\Admin                
Viber                                                    "C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\Viber\Viber.exe" StartMinimized                               Admin-PC\Admin                
ooVoo.exe                                                C:\Program Files (x86)\ooVoo\oovoo.exe /minimized                                           Admin-PC\Admin                
GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_A5B343D047FD8BD2F268B0EA0F8DBD7C  "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window           Admin-PC\Admin                
DAEMON Tools Lite                                        "C:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Lite\DTLite.exe" -autorun                              Admin-PC\Admin                
Dropbox Update                                           "C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\DropboxUpdate.exe" /c                          Admin-PC\Admin                
Skype                                                    "C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /minimized /regrun                           Admin-PC\Admin                
NvBackend                                                "C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\Update Core\NvBackend.exe"                       Public                        
ShadowPlay                                               C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe C:\Windows\system32\nvspcap64.dll,ShadowPlayOnSystemStart  Public                        
AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0                                      "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\UWA\UpdaterStartupUtility.exe"        Public
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