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Hi again, i'm trying to pinpoint my problem. i'm currently getting memory access violations when playing games. i only get this error duing games. it sometimes gives the error and sometimes just goes to a blue screen(not blue screen of death just a blank blue screen) and restarts computer. i'm torn between 3 solutions. either my hard drive, my ram, or my vid card, problem is i can't figure out which. any ideas?
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Try running memtest to see if it is your RAM.
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Try running memtest to see if it is your RAM.
is that the name of the program? and what kind of results am i looking for to determine wether it is or not?
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Yes it is a program. Let me go find a link.

memtest86

If you get any errors you have a memory problem.
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http://www.memtest86.com/#download0

you will have to make an Iso of it though and run it at boot, i think
 
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post #6 of 6
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thanks ... i'll give it a try and keep you guys posted. so no errors ... we're down to two .... vid card or hard drive.
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