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post #21 of 91
Faulty RAM will prevent your computer from booting or give you BSOD. Clearly your computer is running just fine.
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post #22 of 91
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I am sorry but clearly it's not.... I replaced the ram it boots fine, I formatted and did a clean install of windows 7, since then I have reinstalled 3 times.... EVERY time is the same, every program crashes, they run for mere minutes, even seconds in some cases... Therefore the assumption is hardware as initially I blamed windows updates, but I have not installed any, it starts even before I have installed any third party program's....

The only difference from when i was using my rig several weeks ago is the ram... Absolutely everything is the same...
post #23 of 91
But no taskbar or trash icon means you're not looking at your main monitor.
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If programs work in safe mode but not in normal mode then it is software/driver/updates, if your computer crashes in safe mode then it is most likely hardware. Moreover if the computer halts/freezes/stutters/bugs out/acts weird in bios or cmos before windows then it is probably hardware. If you really think it's ram then pull all sticks but the closest to the cpu and let it run. If that works (for extended time) then put another stick in the slot one over from your single stick, keep adding sticks till ram slots are full.
     
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post #25 of 91
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Well I only have a single 8gb stick so pulling it is not really an option...

I am so frustrated.... Actually I have just been using Firefox steadily for 5 minutes which is a long time on recent performance...

I just dunno what to do or where to go with it mad.gif
post #26 of 91
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Originally Posted by AndySuttonUK View Post

Well I only have a single 8gb stick so pulling it is not really an option...

I am so frustrated.... Actually I have just been using Firefox steadily for 5 minutes which is a long time on recent performance...

I just dunno what to do or where to go with it mad.gif

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post #27 of 91
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Ok done the rig builder as best I can
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I found two corrupt dll files which I have hopefully replaced....
post #29 of 91
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I second this notion. Reinstall Windows.

I'd do this as well, even if you think you've found and rectified the problem. It takes what, an hour to format, install and update everything, and it'll save you headaches down the road.
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post #30 of 91
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I have reinstalled at least 3 times....

Replacing the dlls didn't work
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