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  1. AC1D

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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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    To help us help you,please use the TSG System Info tool to let Tech's know the specs of your computer: http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe Copy and paste the results here in your thread. You can then update your Computer Spec Profile with this info.
     
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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?
     
  5. lunarlander

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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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    From post number 5
     
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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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    thanks it seems to work perfectly fine :D
     
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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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