Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Windows XP memory write/read failure


  • Please log in to reply

#1
eafogle

eafogle

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 11 posts
Hi-

You did a fantastic job helping me to get rid of an AIM virus on my desktop, and now I am having laptop troubles!!! This is a Dell Inspiron from about 2000. I use it mainly to surf the web and to word process. When I turned it on a few days ago, a black screen appeared with the print "The amount of system memory has changed. Hit F1 to continue or F2 to run system utility." When I hit F1 to continue, I get to the desktop, but then, a black screen appears with the message "Memory write/read failure 04000000, read 00EF00EE, expecting 00EF00EF...

What should I do?
Thanks a lot for your help!
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Pi rules

Pi rules

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 634 posts
Sounds like some of your memory may have gone bad. Try the memory tester in my signature to test it.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP