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Remove one and note if there are blue screens, then re-insert it and remove the other
Again noting any problems

The idea here is to ensure that the RAM sticks are good and well seated
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OK, it may take a day or so to check them.  I don't get blue screens every time I get on the computer.  Sometimes I get 4 or 5 in a couple of hours and sometimes I don't get any for a couple of days.


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Hmm that would tend to indicates a possible breakage in the connectors somewhere
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How do I find out if one is broken?


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Unfortunately that is a very difficult one as a minor break on the circuit boards would be impossible to see
You can reseat the hard drives and see if they are OK
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So far I've not had any blue screens since removing the first memory card.  If this continues today, I'll remove the second one in the morning.


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OK when you insert the one currently removed be prepared for BSOD, unless it was just a seating problem for the module
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OK


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I thought of something after I took the first memory card out.  The two cards were not in side-by-side slots.  I had actually skipped a slot between the two cards.  I put them both in when I changed them out.  (I thought of it after I took the first one out.)  And other than the first BSOD you warned me about, it has been fine.  I think that may have been the problem.


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Monitor it for a day or so please and let me know the result
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Today, for the first time since I put the two memory cards back in side by side, I got an blue screen error.  It was shortly after I turned on the computer.  The error was a CRITICAL-PROCESS-DIED error.


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Was this just a one off ?
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yes


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Again that relates to memory. if it happens again could you move the two memory sticks to adjacent slots (I assume you have 4 slots)
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Will do. Should I move them to the two slots that are empty right now?


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