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Multiple failure notices on screen

I cannot get the system to run. Here are the failure messages:

Memory read/write failure @05CA1D0C, read 25C825CA expecting 25CA25CA

Decreasing available memory

Memory address line failure@ 05CB0000
read 00000000 expecting 34343434

Decreasing available memory
Keyboard failure
Strike the F1 key to continue, F2 to run the setup utility (None of this would engage.)

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Your system memorey have a leackage problem, replace a new memory as soon as

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