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Test the RAM on your Mac

If the RAM on your Mac is bad, then you will run into freezes and data corruption problems, but there is an easy way to ensure your RAM is working properly.

By April 2, 2014

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How to build your first PC

While there are plenty of off-the-shelf solutions that you can buy, you'll get the most reward by getting down and dirty and building your own PC. Here's a rundown of what you'll need to do.

By October 24, 2012

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Quick tip: check your RAM immediately after you upgrade

If you've just upgraded or replaced your RAM, then the first thing you should do is test it.

By March 13, 2012

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How to test your RAM in Windows

Bad RAM can cause unpredictable behavior in Windows. If you suspect that your RAM is the culprit of your woes, we'll show you how to test it.

By December 14, 2011

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Troubleshooting RAM in OS X

When memory goes bad in a system it can sometimes be difficult to diagnose. Here are some ways of testing your RAM's health.

By July 12, 2011

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Essential freeware applications for Mac troubleshooting

When it comes to troubleshooting the Mac, there are many cheap and some expensive utilities you can buy to get the job done; however, there are also some very robust free options out there.

By July 13, 2010

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Weekly Utilities Update: Rember, SwitchResX, iStat Menus, more...

Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week. Though utilities can be any tool that helps you perform a routine task (including image manipulation and synchronization), our focus in this column is to bring you those tools that help in troubleshooting Mac hardware and software problems. There are relatively few utility updates this week; however, the few that are out do cover a range of troubleshooting areas.

By May 3, 2010

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Weekly Utilities Update: Rember, Cocktail, VueScan, more...

Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week.

By February 1, 2010

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Weekly Utilities Update: MacPorts, CleanMyMac, Pacifist, more...

Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week. While utilities can be any tool that helps you perform a task (including image manipulation and synchronization), our main foc

By September 4, 2009

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OS X Upgrades can cause RAM issues

Many users have experienced RAM-related issues when upgrading their operating systems to Mac OS X 10.5.x. The symptoms include kernel panics, OS crashes, or the install disk failing to boot the computer.

By March 30, 2009