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Windows 7: How can you tell if your RAM slots are bad?

22 Mar 2010   #1
patrickmorris

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
How can you tell if your RAM slots are bad?

I've come to a conclusion that I think my RAM slots are bad,as my computer keeps crashing and i've run out of other ideas..


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22 Mar 2010   #2
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by patrickmorris View Post
I've come to a conclusion that I think my RAM slots are bad,as my computer keeps crashing and i've run out of other ideas..
On the DVD or in the downloaded ISO, in the Boot folder you will find a memory test program... Let it run overnight and see if there are any errors....
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22 Mar 2010   #3
patrickmorris

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CommonTater View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by patrickmorris View Post
I've come to a conclusion that I think my RAM slots are bad,as my computer keeps crashing and i've run out of other ideas..
On the DVD or in the downloaded ISO, in the Boot folder you will find a memory test program... Let it run overnight and see if there are any errors....
Which memtest86 ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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22 Mar 2010   #4
patrickmorris

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

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22 Mar 2010   #5
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by patrickmorris View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CommonTater View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by patrickmorris View Post
I've come to a conclusion that I think my RAM slots are bad,as my computer keeps crashing and i've run out of other ideas..
On the DVD or in the downloaded ISO, in the Boot folder you will find a memory test program... Let it run overnight and see if there are any errors....
Which memtest86 ?
Yep.
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