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I have a pc at home running xpsp2,hdd 40gb,ram 352mb,2.10hz,cdrom drive,my question is is it true that rams do die? as in do they have a period in which they work properly and after that they seize to operate and if so how does one diagnose the bad ram becouse as for my case I have two rams.Please help and thank you in advance.

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In reply to: HOW TO?

RAM can die (like anything), but it's unlikely.

If your PC has a diskette drive, visit www.memtest86.com to download a program that makes a bootable diskette that will test your RAM.

But I wonder what makes you ask your question. Maybe better tell your problem in stead of a possible diagnosis?


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My problem is that once in a while whenever I am playing some sort of game like nfs or freedom fighters, all of a sudden the monitor turns blue with white text and one of the things that made me ask this question is that under all those text there is a part that says "beginning of dump memory", so what is exactly dump memory?

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