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Possible Ram Error? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I  recently put together some older parts to create a back up system at home. It was crashing when I tried to run some high-impact programs(namely Starcraft II) and was then telling me that my installation was corrupt. During the reinstall I received these error codes at a bluescreen : 0x0000001a (0x0000000000041790, 0xfffffa800042f570, 0x000000000000ffff, 0x0000000000000000).

    Is this a ram issue/Is it possible my hard drive is failing?

    Thanks

     

    Tuesday, July 12, 2011 12:23 PM

Answers

  • You can download the Microsoft Windows memory tester here:

    http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

    Also, check your System Event Log to see if there are any disk-related errors.



    • Marked as answer by Cloud_TS Sunday, July 24, 2011 3:40 PM
    Tuesday, July 12, 2011 12:47 PM
  • Is this a ram issue/Is it possible my hard drive is failing?

    Yes and yes.  I'd run a chkdsk /r and do a memory test.

    • Marked as answer by Cloud_TS Sunday, July 24, 2011 3:40 PM
    Tuesday, July 12, 2011 5:06 PM

All replies

  • You can download the Microsoft Windows memory tester here:

    http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

    Also, check your System Event Log to see if there are any disk-related errors.



    • Marked as answer by Cloud_TS Sunday, July 24, 2011 3:40 PM
    Tuesday, July 12, 2011 12:47 PM
  • Is this a ram issue/Is it possible my hard drive is failing?

    Yes and yes.  I'd run a chkdsk /r and do a memory test.

    • Marked as answer by Cloud_TS Sunday, July 24, 2011 3:40 PM
    Tuesday, July 12, 2011 5:06 PM