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Reinstall question on new build with bad memory

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Stoner, Apr 29, 2007.

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  1. Stoner

    Stoner Banned Thread Starter

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    I assembled a new computer and all things went well until I started stress testing.
    I have only Win2K loaded along with all the necessary drivers.
    I ran two instances of Prime 95 with 100% cpu utilization. That test went well.
    It ran at ~41C steady after 5 hours.
    But when I did memtest86.....one of the memory sticks threw an error.
    I've RMA'd them.

    My question is, since I loaded the OS using that bad memory stick, should I do a reinstall of win2k?
     
  2. Old Rich

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    Not unless you are having problems with the system . . did it have errors during the install
     
  3. Stoner

    Stoner Banned Thread Starter

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    Hello simpswr.........

    No errors during the install nor any thrown the short time I clicked around the desktop making changes.
     
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    You are probably ok then . .
     
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