This testing method does not test dual channel capability or failure. You can test 1 RAM module on different evenings while you are sleeping.
During the day time you can do other tests on the computer.
How to Clear Your Computers CMOS to Reset BIOS Settings: How to Clear Your Computers CMOS to Reset BIOS Settings 3 Ways to Reset Your BIOS - wiki How: 3 Ways to Reset Your BIOS - wiki How Before you retire for the evening please remove 1 RAM module from the computer and test 1 RAM module at a time using Memtest86 version 5.01 When testing has completed please use a camera to take a picture and post an image into the thread.
Whochashed: After each bsod you will turn off windows driver verifier and return to the desktop.
On the desktop you will run both bluescreenview and whocrashed to analyze the dump files. Then you will restart windows driver verifier and repeat the steps to uninstall the next misbehaving driver.
will check memory tonight restarted with normal startup windows update running and running and....still running (5 min now) i Tunes won't open at all.
Shows in task manager, but no onscreen browser/display tried repair from control panel.
All of the methods use the windows advanced troubleshooting menu. Method 3 unfortunately leads to a loss of the mini dump file and little progress is made in the troubleshooting.
These are the 3 mehtods: 1) startup options (not startup repair) type: verifier /bootmode resetonbootfail 3) restore Method 1 should always be done first. To practice navigating in the windows advanced troubleshooting menu open administrative command prompt and type: shutdown /r /o /f /t 00 Download and install: Bluescreenview: Blue screen of death (STOP error) information in dump files.
It will repetitively produce bsod until the misbehaving drivers are fixed or until it is turned off.
You must know how to turn off windows driver verifier.
Then before testing the 2nd RAM module for 8 passes please perform a stress test on the CPU: Please download and install this tool: Download Intel® Processor Diagnostic Tool When the test has completed please post an image into the thread.
Sometimes there are problems in the bios that produce bsod.
To ensure that there are no improper bios settings please reset the bios.