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RAM TESTING HELP!

Hey guys I want to know if there are any ways to test your RAM and see if it could be causing problems. All I have done so far is opened up task manager and went to the performance...it shows about 850 as physical memory usage. My laptop has 2 gigs. shows that 1170 is cached? idk what that really means. any help plz!

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See explanations of task manager performance fields here. If you want to reduce the amount of ram used by system resources, you'll have to disable some of the processes that are running at startup. To do that, see links here, here, here.
For your test ram tool, see here and here are instructions.
You don't mention what kind of problems, but I suggest for general safety you work through at least the first four steps of these malware removal protocols. Otherwise see here, here, and here for advanced reading and helpful forums.

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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