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i recently built a new computer. i seem to have trouble with everything! it all seems to fail. My games work for about 12-30 mins until they fail and randomly close. i have no viruses whats so ever! specs are NVIDIA geforce gt 550 Motherboard ASUS p5q-se, sata hard drive. Please help im so frustruated im pulling out my hair. is there a program to detect bad drivers or what not? :eek:
 
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did u install the chipset drivers 1st then reboot and load all other drivers?
run a memory check on all memory
 

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i kept on running the memory test but it crashes halfway through but it does detect hardware problems.. how do i identify them?
 
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Run memtest, available from here: http://www.memtest.org/

If all programs fail, then the common denominator is RAM.

After memtest detects errors, pull out all RAM and retest 1 stick at a time. Then you will know which stick is good.
 
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alot of memory mfr's have a lifetime warranty........... "IF" u are not able to return it where u bought!!!
 

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how do i know which ram it is? all current ram slots are filled?
 

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i even said mem test will not work it crashes halfway through. I have no clue which ram to start with, and if i run with a ram missing do i have to format my hardrive or what?
 
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You can remove ram and Windiows will not complain unless you have less than 512 MB. Just pull out all ram leaving one. Test that one, and then test another.
 
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You need to run memtest for 4 hrs or so for each test. Some memory errors don't show up immediately.
 
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whenever i have run memtest the errors usually show up pretty quick..... have never run it for 4 hours........but......??
 
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