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How to reduce downloads in computer memory.

I noticed while perusing memory files that every download was still in memory, (loading it up!)!

After 6 or 7 years of watching this happen, I now have a technique to reduce one time downloads in Memory.

When the window asks if the name of the file is what I want it saved to, I highlight everything ahead of the period, (dot), and make the new name of the file "Delete". Same thing to the next download, so it overwrites the last one.

There are a half dozen or more suffixes used to save files to, so you will wind up with the same half dozen or more "Delete.sompthin" files, but that is better than the hundreds that can collect.

You could use any name, like Fubar, or A, or 12, doesn't matter. Just save any junk download by the same name as the last one.

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Replace the battery and make sure it has a good connection in it's seat. Download and reflash the BIOS again. The original download file may have been corrpted. If those steps don't fix it then there are only a couple remaining things that could be happening:

1) Bad CMOS memory chip. This does happen. It's a small, couple K battery backed chip. The chip itself, mainboard tracings or circuitry leading to it could go bad or be defective.

2) Mainboard is shorting on the case somewhere. The tracings on the mainboard can definately short/ground or have periodic shorts causing the cmos memory to become corrupt.

3) Something electromagnetic is effecting the CMOS memory. A poorly shielded fan or other magnetic source is wiping out the CMOS memory periodically. You don't have like a refridgerator magnet on the side of the case do you? :D

4) Temperature. If for some reason your mainboard has a hot-spot, excessive temperatures for the CMOS chip can cause it's contents to scramble.

5) Unstable power. If one of your voltage rails from the PSU is bad, it can wipe CMOS memory contents. Get a hardware monitor and let it run to watch voltage ranges.

6) BIOS virus. Some virus attack the BIOS/CMOS memory space. Run a full scan and if you cannot afford a good virus program, try AVIRA. Even if your system comes up clean, look for patterns in usage (like a particular CD you use when it happens, etc.etc.)

I'd say it's most likely just a bad chip/mainboard. I've seen this before.
Good Luck!

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Replace the battery and make sure it has a good connection in it's seat. Download and reflash the BIOS again. The original download file may have been corrpted. If those steps don't fix it then there are only a couple remaining things that could be happening:

1) Bad CMOS memory chip. This does happen. It's a small, couple K battery backed chip. The chip itself, mainboard tracings or circuitry leading to it could go bad or be defective.

2) Mainboard is shorting on the case somewhere. The tracings on the mainboard can definately short/ground or have periodic shorts causing the cmos memory to become corrupt.

3) Something electromagnetic is effecting the CMOS memory. A poorly shielded fan or other magnetic source is wiping out the CMOS memory periodically. You don't have like a refridgerator magnet on the side of the case do you? :D

4) Temperature. If for some reason your mainboard has a hot-spot, excessive temperatures for the CMOS chip can cause it's contents to scramble.

5) Unstable power. If one of your voltage rails from the PSU is bad, it can wipe CMOS memory contents. Get a hardware monitor and let it run to watch voltage ranges.

6) BIOS virus. Some virus attack the BIOS/CMOS memory space. Run a full scan and if you cannot afford a good virus program, try AVIRA. Even if your system comes up clean, look for patterns in usage (like a particular CD you use when it happens, etc.etc.)

I'd say it's most likely just a bad chip/mainboard. I've seen this before..

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