Extra DDR RAM causes crashes

  podger4 15:04 28 Mar 2004
Locked

I have installed extra DDR RAM to my computer but after only a short while get messsages saying that the programme has experienced a problem & must close. This happens in different programmes so not linked to any programme. Have de installed the extra memory & then everything works OK so it is to do with the memory addition. Has anybody any ideas?

  VoG II 15:09 28 Mar 2004

Which version of Windows, how much RAM did you add and what's your total RAM?

  podger4 15:30 28 Mar 2004

Have Windows XP Home Edition with service pack 1
have 256MB installed have tried adding 512MB for a total 768MB

  Rayuk 17:01 28 Mar 2004

Have you tried running with the 512 stick in on its own.See if its the memory that is bad.

  anchor 17:05 28 Mar 2004

Win XP should have problems running 756Mb of RAM. Thats what I have. Sounds as perhaps the 512 stick might be faulty.

Try Rayuk`s suggestion and see what happens.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

AMD Radeon Adrenalin release date, new features, compatible graphics cards

Inside the iMac Pro - Apple's most powerful Mac yet

iMac Pro release date, UK price & specs

Comment nettoyer Windows et optimiser son PC gratuitement ?