1. Did you run memtest
if not do so please
1. Download - Pre-Compiled Bootable ISO (.zip)
2. Unzip downloaded memtest86+-2.11.iso.zip
3. Inside, you'll find memtest86+-2.11.iso
4. Download, and install ImgBurn
5. Insert blank CD into your CD drive.
6. Open ImgBurn
, and click on Write image file to disc
7. Click on Browse for a file...
8. Locate memtest86+-2.11.iso
file, and click Open
9. Click on ImgBurn green arrow to start burning bootable memtest86 CD:
10. Once the CD is created, boot from it, and memtest will automatically start to run. You may have to change the boot sequence in your BIOS to make it work right.
To change Boot Sequence
in your BIOS
- Reboot the system and at the first post screen (where it is counting up memory) start tapping the DEL button
This will enter you into the Bios\Cmos area.
Find the Advanced area and click Enter
Look for Boot Sequence or Boot Options and highlight that click Enter
Now highlight the first drive and follow the directions on the bottom of the screen on how to modify it and change it to CDrom.
Change the second drive to the C or Main Drive
Once that is done then click F10 to Save and Exit
You will prompted to enter Y to verify Save and Exit. Click Y and the system will now reboot with the new settings.
The running program will look something like this depending on the size and number of ram modules installed:
It's recommended to run 5-6 passes
. Each pass contains very same 8 tests
This will show the progress of the test. It can take a while. Be patient, or leave it running overnight.
The following image is the test results area:
The most important item here is the "errors" line. If you see ANY errors, even one, most likely, you have bad RAM.
Also run a chkdsk /r.
That is go start, run and typecmd
at the prompt in the window that opens typechkdsk C: /r
note space between chkdsk and C: and the C: and /r
agree to run on restart and do so.
When complete go start control panel administrative tools
Event Viewer, click application in left pane, in main window find winlogon
entry, the first from the top
double click that entry, on the window that opens left click once on the double page symbol below the up and down arrow.
Then on the reply panel for your post, right click and paste.
Your chkdsk results will appear.
Also go start right click the my computer entry, click properties, click the hardware tab, click the device manager button and ensure you have no warnings against any entries in device manager.
click the view tab, click show hidden devices and then check again for any warnings.
After you have done that do this please
Here's how to use it to troubleshoot a driver problem:
- Access the Run dialog box by pressing the [Windows]-R keyboard shortcut. or start and then run
- In the Open text box, type the command Verifier.
- On the Select A Task page, leave the default Create Standard Settings as-is.
- On the next page, choose the Select Driver Name From A List.
In your case select this one first -parport.sys
5.Click Finish and then reboot the system.If the driver(s) that you selected are causing a problem,the system will halt and display a BSOD (Blue Screen OfDeath) along with an error message. If the selected drivers aren't the cause ofthe problem, the system will start up normally.
Then run again selecting firstly the none Microsoft drivers.
Keep in mind that once you enable the Driver VerifierManager it stays active until you disable it. To do so, follow these steps:
- Access the Run dialog box by pressing the [Windows]-R keyboard shortcut.
- In the Open text box, type the command Verifier /reset.
Edited by Macboatmaster, 13 June 2011 - 04:58 PM.