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Clean up my memory?

by alderessy / September 4, 2005 8:04 AM PDT

Is there a free small programme that cleans my memory and test it because i thought i have something wrong with my memory card .I recently begin to have lots of memory errors.

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No such thing. Here's why.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 4, 2005 8:11 AM PDT
In reply to: Clean up my memory?

The memory used in most PCs today will be clean if you shutdown and then power up. If the memory has an ERROR, then you replace the bad stick of RAM since there are no tools to tell the PC not to use said bad memory or to reprogram the RAM to be good.

Look up MEMTEST86 if you want to try testing the RAM.

Bob

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(NT) (NT) Thanks Bob
by alderessy / September 4, 2005 8:20 AM PDT
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Before buying new memory
by El Alquimista / September 5, 2005 2:47 AM PDT

I would pull the present sticks and reseat them. This will often fix a poor connection that could be causing trouble. If this does not fix the problem, then as Bob says, replace the troublesome stick.

Hope this helps

Frank

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