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Can you give me a answer to solve my computer problem? i put my memory in slot 1 and it run easily but after a month ago i experience that my computer restart and sometimes i used my pc then a blue screen appear and have a message but i cant read at all because it restart my pc then i try to connect my memory to slot2 and i run it and have no problem at all to used. but after at all i used it for a week i heard a long beep then i try to connect it in slot 1 again but there is still a long beep after that i bring it back to slot 2 and clean again my memory and it works but when i shut down my pc and i want to used it again the problems go back as a long beep.. what should i do to solve this problem?

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The blue screen flash and restard is actually a critical system message, but windows is set to restsrt the system on a system failure, if you want to read the message, start the computer and tap the "F8" key until a menu appears, one of the options will be "disable automatic restart on system failure" select this option and the next time it happens it will stay there.. but from what you are describing it is pretty evident you have bad ram, the long beeps you are hearing is the mainboard signalling a critical error, usually caused by ram, get new ram and i think you will have no problems

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