Blue screen from memory, ideas?

By holtzman
Sep 23, 2007
  1. I was running vista 32 bit with 2 gigs of ram. I bought a third gig stick (so i was running 2 1 gig sticks and 2 512 sticks) and installed it. It posted and everything, but when windows vista finished loading it gave me a blue screen. After hours of troubleshooting i got it to work, but now i can only run my one 1 gig stick and ONE of my 512 sticks (so by attempting to up my memory from 2 to 3 gigs it instead dropped to 1.5) I've tried everything, i know the memory is compatible and it isn't broken, any ideas why this may be happening?
  2. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    just to check that it is ok, download memtest86 and see what the results are :)
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    read the upgrading ram guide in the guides forum.
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