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help! system failed memory test after crash: what should i do

By ccj
Dec 15, 2005
  1. comp workin fine last 2 yrs. just 2 days ago, i was playing NBA LIVE and the comp hung up. when i restarted the comp. it kept saying system failed memory test so i left it for one night. next day i booted comp. and it worked but after some time, comp. hung up again and kept saying system failed memory test.
    i left it again for one night. and next day it's working again and i surfed the net then it crashed and kept saying system failed memory test. what should i do
     
  2. PUTALE

    PUTALE TS Rookie Posts: 178

    you should test your memory to make sure that it has no error. Download the memtest from http://www.memtest86.com/ and boot off the CD or floppy. Then let it run for like 8 hours/overnight or longer to see if there's any error (usually if there's any big error, you should notice it in a pass or two, like a couple of hours).

    If you have more than 1 stick, test 1 stick at a time. Also, you may need to test diff slots.

    List your complete specs, it could be your psu as well or the mobo.
     
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