Monday, February 20, 2012

Analysis of Damage Random Access Memory (RAM)

There are two kinds of Memory/RAM damage;

1. Memory dirty or improperly installed

When the PC is turned on, the sound of beep... beep... beep .... (video)
Picture a : remove memory
Picture b : clean the memory slots with a brush or vacuum cleaner
Picture c : clean gold layer with a pencil eraser
Picture d : install memory correctly

2. Memory/RAM problem
Characteristic :
When the computer starts, appear a blue screen of death STOP: 0x0000001A. Cause; RAM/memory problem. To make sure, check with the Windows Memory Diagnostic Boot CD.

Memory Diagnostic Boot CD (support SDRAM, DDR1, DDR2, DDR3)

1. Download Windows Memory Diagnostic from Microsoft Online Crash Analysis.
Download windiag.iso
2. Download Free Iso Burner
3. Insert a blank CD into CD Room - open Free Iso Burner - select iso file - Volume label - Burn speed - Burn
4. Turn on Laptop/PC, enter BIOS by press F2/Delete/Esc/F10. Insert Windows Memory Diagnostic bootabel CD to the CDRoom, boot from CDRoom.

5. If no problem with RAM, the result like this
Normal RAM "No errors have been found"
6. If found problem with RAM, the result like this
RAM problem
Replace RAM with new one.

Windows Memory Diagnostic in the DDR1 memory

DDR1 memory normal
DDR1 memory damage

Windows Memory Diagnostic in the SDR memory
SDR memory normal
SDR memory damage

 How to Fix Blue Screen STOP: 0x0000001A on Windows 7



  1. To fix the problem of damaged RAM is very important as it affects the performance of the system. Also it helps to speed up the PC as well.

  2. Can I copy Windows Memory Diagnostic to CD with other program?

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