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PC crashing

By hands540
Oct 19, 2008
  1. my pc keeps crashing,i keeping getting these messages,eg,irql not less or iqual
    bad pool header
    page fault in non paged area.
    could someone tell me could i have faulty memory,as its a new pc running off windows vista.
     
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    No it's more likely a driver issue

    Please visit your computer's manufacture support page and download and install all the latest drivers

    You may also need to go to Windows Update and complete all security updates
     
  3. hands540

    hands540 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    tryed all that ,at moment doing memory test and it is showing 3 faults so far saying cannot contain data, thats why i was wondering if it was
     
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    As per the Memtest guide
    Replace the Ram if found faulty
     
  5. hands540

    hands540 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thx kimsland very helpfull cheers
     
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