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The defect may even be so bad that it damages the memory stick. Add it to the second slot to check it wasn't badly installed the first time. It's hard to find someone who knows a lot and is willing to take the time to share that knowledge too!So, here's my problem... It could be related to memory, or video card, or the program... this contact form

I thought it was the usual static/black screen error so I proceeded to do this:1)unplug laptop and remove battery2)press on the power button for 15 secs3) let the computer cool for I would contact the manufacturer. Yesterday, when I went to About Mac and saw the specs of my computer, the 1GB of Ram was found in the 1 and 2 slots of what I think is RAM Slot LeversThe levers for the memory slot are white in this example. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/264269-30-fried

If one allows the system to boot and the other doesn't, installed alone, then you know the problem. Your computer may have one pre-installed by the manufacturer or you can download a third-party program. These beeps can indicate many different problems, including being a symptom of bad RAM. Try resetting the BIOS to factory default.

Don't be too surprised if they figure it out and choose not to replace it.But I doubt they'll do so, likely rack it up to good customer relations.BTW, if laying on Best case is I'm a noob and am doing something wrong. Mike2 years ago Hi . if yes how can i fix it?

They may want you to run the diagnostics disc that came with your system, and chances are they may also want you to bring your whole tower in to them for You should start in safe mode and try reinstalling the drivers and/or updating them. ONE GIG! Can this be fixed???

it corrupted after several turnoff. Could RAM have done it? Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Is there any thing else I can do other than replacing the RAM kera7 months ago When I try to switch on my pc and press on the power button, the

Darkicon, Jan 8, 2017, in forum: Hardware Replies: 7 Views: 195 bassfisher6522 Jan 9, 2017 Hard Drive Fried? Adebayo Adeolu Ibrahim3 years ago What a great article! ttayo2 years ago Sorry my hp system usually display blue light nd restarts immediately but now when I switch it on the caplock would blink several times and the screen wouldn't It's nice to know and learn this.

Since the RAM wasn't receiving power from its natural source, it's not the RAM that was shorted, but the GPU, and any damage to the memory was incidental. Btw both sticks of ram display in bios and both sticks are brand new and tested with memtest program which came back good. perumal2 years ago hai friends im using dynet ddr3 ram now this is can't proper work so i need a help how to cure the problem Aman2 years ago RAM problem Did I fry my motherboard, ram or cpu?

After powering down the computer I reseat both of them before turning it back on. You can run a utility called CHKDSK by pressing the Windows button and R at the same time, typing CHKDSK into the dialog box, and pressing enter. does it beep processor usually die hard and ram sometimes gives you BSOD or try to reset your bios first to check Dec 23, 2014 at 1:19 PM #4 Dent1 navigate here Outsider, Jul 23, 2004 #3 brite750 Joined: Mar 16, 2002 Messages: 13,404 Yeah I was gonna say you might have done something to your bios try resetting and or new battery.

It will probably stay on one of the initials screens. The computer turns on, and number codes show up on the motherboard but they are too fast to read. It typically interupts a long download a lot of times being a hit or miss.

harsh7 months ago Windows diagnostic detected a problem,after that I cleaned my pc ,but that hasnt changed a thing.

My battery was getting low i thought that might have messed with it took the battery out and just used adapter still shuts off. It is happening with most of the keys (T,P,R,V) and other than these, all works perfectly. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. clean out %temp%.

Unless, you zapped your memory stick with some ESD. ud10933 years ago from ?The better does it go higher than 1600mhz QJ UK3 years ago Thank you entreri, I've posted on a few support forums and you are the first You stated it all booted but the video to the screen! his comment is here I need help diagnosing.

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