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Memory Errors When i play video games using much of the physical memory I get memory erros causing programme and pc CRASH. I have run a certified memory test and it showed occasional errors at random locations. i purchased 2 x 1 GB memory cards and I get the same result [crashes and test failure] with any combination in both slots.This points to a problem with the memory controller. Probably a marginal timing error. In the BIOS there is no options for setting memory speeds or delay.Is this a known problem?Is there a possible solution e.g. a BIOS update

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Download the latest stinger and runn it it mite be a welchi virus or download a bios update

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When i start games on my pc the temperature increased to 100 degrees and pc turned off.

First, and most importantly: don't attempt to run any more graphics-intensive applications on your notebook (such as games) until you resolve the problem; you can permanently damage your computer's internal hardware.

There a couple reasons computers will overheat:

  • As it appears you're using a laptop, make sure you use it on a smooth, flat surface. Placing on surfaces like bedding or carpet can block the exhaust vents on the machine, causing heat to build up inside the chassis.
  • Look at the exhaust vents on your laptop: is there a lot of visible dust and dirt in them? Your vents (and the internal cooling fan) are probably clogged. A can of compressed air can help to blow debris out. If there's a lot of debris compacted in the vent or fan, though, you may need to have the machine taken apart to physically remove the blockage.
  • Finally, listen to your machine: do you hear the fan come on at all? If your fan never spins up, you may have a faulty fan. In this case, there is not sufficient airflow to cool your system, and you'll need to have the fan replaced by a certified technician.

Mar 03, 2011 | ASUS K50AF Notebook

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Keep getting a memory dump error

this problem only can fix by reinstall your computer operating system (windows)

Feb 22, 2011 | ASUS G51JXA1 PC Notebook

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Physical memory dumping

this can mean memory failure or just a software issue. try to run a memory test. you can use the diagnostics utility of Dell to check for errors. You may try to turn off the laptop, then hold down the FN key and press the power button to turn it on. Release the buttons, and let the test initiate and it should go through some test which will include memory. if it reports memory errors, you'll need to get a replacement. you may also try to swap with working memory to further test/isolate it. if no errors found, a reinstall of Windows or the application to which the dumping occurs to fix the issue. feel free to rate the usefulness of the info.

Feb 03, 2011 | Dell Latitude E5400 Laptop

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Helo i try to play a game and i get nmi memorry parity error blah blah, with a blue screen.

There are number of things that can cause an error like this. Faulty memory, a bad harddrive, a failing motherboard, or a corrupt OS.
If you get this error every time you power on your PC than follow the below steps
It probably meant the installation itself was corrupt, not the disk you were using.

To test your memory try Windows Memory Diagnostic Test

The Windows Memory Diagnostic tests the Random Access Memory (RAM) on your computer for errors. The diagnostic includes a comprehensive set of memory tests. If you are experiencing problems while running Windows, you can use the diagnostic to determine whether the problems are caused by failing hardware, such as RAM or the memory system of your motherboard. Windows Memory Diagnostic is designed to be easy and fast. On most configurations, you can download the diagnostic, read the documentation, run the test and complete the first test pass in less than 30 minutes.

Or you can try memtest

To test your hard drive for corrupt/bad sectors find the manufacturer of your hard drive and run their Hard Drive Diagnostics Utility.

This will give us a foundation to work on and will (should) eliminate two possible sources of your problem.

Jan 06, 2011 | Lenovo ThinkPad T61 Notebook

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My hp g62 is very slow

The issue can be caused by many many reasons such as outdated hardware, overload startup programs, corrupt registry issues, too many junks, virus attack, poor security software taking too much system resources etc. Learn how to quickly fix the issue from:

Dec 25, 2010 | HEWLETT-PACKARD HP G62 Notebook

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Whenever i play games or watch videos laptop starts lagging ..cpu uses to go 100%

Hi ankitsuman, This problem due to the lack of dedicated memory for graphic card.The only option you can do is in BIOS you can change dedicated memory size to maximum, also you can increase the physical RAM size because part of RAM is using for graphic card.

Nov 02, 2010 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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When im playing my online games my laptop freezes up and then crash all the time it does it wen im not playing online game also and my computer freezes for man than a couple of mins somtimes then crash to...

well ya need more memory then and ya probably need to clean up a bit, do a disk cleanup check all boxes and run a defrag may have to do 2 time the defrag ok if doesn't fix it then comment back and will help you further ok good luck and have a nice day the fixist !!!

Aug 03, 2010 | PC Laptops

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Video card....

Most cheaper laptops do not include a full-blown graphics board with expensive dedicated graphics memory. Instead, system memory is shared between the CPU and the graphics subsystem.
How much memory actually is reserved for graphics purposes depends on the software you are running. The frame buffer (the memory used to store the pixels on your desktop) is only part of it - games, for example use a lot of memory to store textures and geometry data.
  • Minimum Graphics Memory: 128 MB
    The smallest memory size your system must reserve for CPU/Graphics sharing.
  • Maximum Graphics Memory: 1341 MB
    The largest chunk your system can configure for sharing.
From the DirectX report you can see, it currently uses 27 MB only.
Your laptop lacks the CPU and graphics power to run high demand games anyway, so 128 MB of shared memory should be sufficient. You can configure this to 256 or 512 MB in the BIOS configuration menu, but I doubt it will make any noticeable difference for you.

Feb 07, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite Laptop

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Physical Dump of memory


There are two thing you should try..
Check the memory.
Reinstall the OS.

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Aug 13, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1420 Notebook

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Acer Laptop problem

What must be happening is there are programmes and services running in the back ground and depending on how much memory you have installed all these things take up memory allocations. The graphics card when running just minimal programmes like word run at 8MB memory but when running games or dvd the card can run at 64MB of memory so take that off 256MB ogf memory if thats what you have fitted, minus the memory your programmes and services take it doesn't leave much. added with a processor speed of around 1.5GHZ it can make the system slow up if doing more than one thing at a time. Also check back to when this started and go to system restore and look to when it roughly started and see if windows did any updates, if so restore to before the update and see if it still happens.

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