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CPU unsure, need to update memory, Help!

Q: CPU unsure, need to update memory, Help!

A Friend's computer is a mess, running unbearably slow, want to replace her 128 memory with at least 256, but not sure I am buying correct module. Her processor is a 80526, 733,256, 133, Fiber Channel 80(off her parts list). They have a Dual in line memory module, 128, 100M,16x64 4K, 168 in the computer now. At dell, it is selling a replacement for her Dimension L seris at SDRAM PC 133 168 Pin. Is this what I should be buying, as it looks like the module in the computer now is running at 100 M not 133m. Any help would be appreciated!

Preferred Solution: CPU unsure, need to update memory, Help!

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

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A: CPU unsure, need to update memory, Help!

how old is this computer...tell me and ill help you

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i am thinking of upgrading my memory by getting 1gb of ram but unsure of which one to get i have seen a pc4200 ddr2 and was wondering would this work on my pc it has windows xp sp2 thanks

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My computer arrived on April 30th 2011, so it's new and I'm getting the BSOD.

I think it is bad memory, but Cyberpower wants me to be sure. They'll take the computer in for service, but that means I'm out a PC for a long time.

I have attached the latest dump file and am curious if anyone can diagnose it.

I have Windows 7 Home Premium.

AMD Dragon...something

AMD Phenom II
x6 109T Processor
3.20 GHZ

8 Gig of Ram
64 Bit Operating System

AMD Radeon 6800 Series Video Card

I have run Memtest86 on each memory stick individually. All of them in all slots report an error 31% into the test.

Thanks for your help!

A:BSOD unsure if it's memory

Quote: Originally Posted by Rmarsden


My computer arrived on April 30th 2011, so it's new and I'm getting the BSOD.

I think it is bad memory, but Cyberpower wants me to be sure. They'll take the computer in for service, but that means I'm out a PC for a long time.

I have attached the latest dump file and am curious if anyone can diagnose it.
I have Windows 7 Home Premium.

AMD Dragon...something

AMD Phenom II
x6 109T Processor
3.20 GHZ

8 Gig of Ram
64 Bit Operating System

AMD Radeon 6800 Series Video Card

I have run Memtest86 on each memory stick individually. All of them in all slots report an error 31% into the test.

Thanks for your help!

Indeed was memory corruption but I suspect from a driver.

What error and on what pass did memtest error?

Also please run driver verifier to find the problem driver

I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).

In Windows 7 you can make a Startup Repair disk by going to Start....All Programs...Maintenance...Create a System Repair Disc - with Windows Vista you'll have to use your installation disk or the "Repair your computer" option at the top of the Safe Mode menu .

Then, here's the procedure:
- Go to Start and type in "verifi... Read more

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i need to upgrade my memory. I know that i already have SDRAM installed. Is this all you need to know when purchasing more?

In case not, I have copied and pasted the details of my computer, hoping that someone can advise me about what kind of memory i need to go out and buy.

Thanks in advance.


System Alphacode Search

Alpha Code U117 System Name Studio Writer
Description U117 STUDIO WRITER

Processor Athlon 800 Memory 128MB SDRAM
Mainboard MS-6340 KM Case MICRO ATX TOWER
I/O PCI IDE (ENHANCED) PSU Delta DPS-145PB-111 A Rev00
Comms 56K Modem-CNR

Restore Pack Restore Pack 1: V1.4 ME Extras CD

Addition Tiny Extras CD V1.5 Addition DVD Rom 6x
Addition CDRW Addition Onboard Wavetable 32

A:memory needed but unsure

This should be what you need

SDRAM, PC133 CL=2 Unbuffered Non-parity 7.5ns 3.3V

You can check using www.crucial.com configurator, although there are about 5 different motherboards with that number they looked like they all used the above, the last configuration info on the above is missing as that changes with the size of the chip you but

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Heyo! Hopefully this gets a view and some answers sometime soon, as I've been dealing with this issue for a few weeks now with no avail. My computer's task manager, when prompted to do so, displays multiple .exes under the same name -- something I understand is relatively normal. One of them, however, quickly begins to consume rapid amounts of memory after every restart, and it often results in severe issues completing even the most mundane of tasks. 
(Around ten minutes after a restart.)
I'm not sure what's causing this, and attempting to google-fu myself an answer has only resulted in more confusion. Does anyone know what might be causing this, and how I might go about fixing it?

A:svchost memory leak issue. I'm unsure of as to why.

It's normal that one of those "SVCHOST" processes uses up to say 140 MBs of memory. In that regard, 160 MB is not that far "out of line". "Svchost" using A LOT OF memory (say > 140 MB) is a sign there's a problem with one of the Services in combination with some other software. And reports of those conflicts could/will show up in "Eventviewer".

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Hello Everyone. Been awhile since I've been here. Been able to solve most of the problems I've encountered on my own since my first post in the hallowed halls of the techsupportguy forums.

Alas, I am in some dire need of help for a problem I've been having. I've checked other posts on here as well as other websites, but none of them seems to address my problem specifically, so forgive me if you have to repeat yourselves.

I've been having randoms BSoDs and hard hangs, most notably during gaming and while using browsers, but also less frequently whenever I'm just eating and chatting to a friend. I'll just be sitting there starting at my desktop and a Page Fault error will pop up and the system will lock. These problems have ranged from blue screens describing to page faults to what seems to be the monitor shutting off and going completely black. Can't even shut down the computer by going through alt-f4 or the start menu via macros, so it's not a monitor problem. NOTE: It also crashes in safe mode.

This doesn't happen at all on some days, but on others it seems as if it occurs 5-6 times in a row.

I started by doing a system restore and updating all of my drivers, but it hasn't helped. I thought that I might have some memory problems, so I went ahead and I ran windows memory diagnostic and it reported that there was a hardware problem with my memory. I have not run memtest86 yet, though.

Another notable thing is that whe... Read more

A:Definite Memory Problems; Unsure how to proceed

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Hi, been having this for a while now, I believe it is something to do with the memory, as it tends to do this when the computer is trying to do to much at once, however it does not happen when the graphics card is removed (original assumption) so unsure if that is part of the issue.

The debug file is attached, if any extra information is required please say so.

A:BSOD, at random times, suspected memory issue but unsure

fffff880`07367358 fffff880`04088accUnable to load image aswSnx.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSnx.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSnx.sys
What is aswsnx.sys ? | System Explorer

Hi NodrogJRB.

Uninstall Avast using Avast Uninstall Utility. Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.

Let us know for any further BSOD.

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site: http://www.habbo.com
overview: Habbo is an online social community where you can login/chat with an avatar.

I am having problems accessing their game client. I can login to my account on the homepage fine, but when I try to enter the actual client it redirects to a 'maintenance break' parking page. The maintenance break finished over 12 hours ago, and other players can log back in fine - but i'm still getting redirected to the maintenance page.

I have deleted all my temporary files/cookies and refreshed, given it 12 hours but still no change. Is there a chance my ISP has cached(?) the maintenance page and is redirecting me to it automatically? Can't think of a reason it would be doing it.

note: The problem is the same for all the computers in the house using the same internet connection as I am.

Thanks for any help in advance,

A:Page won't update, maybe ISP caching? Unsure.

any ideas?

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Hi, for these couple of days when i was playing wc3, i was having alot of screen lag. I have updated all my drives inlcuding video card and proccessor. But im not sure if i upgraded/updated my mobo which is an ASUS. When i went to the site i wasnt sure what to do... Can any 1 help me out here?

Model: ASUS - A7V8X-X
Nvidia Geforce2 Mx/Mx 400
AMD Althon (TM)xp 2000+

A:Unsure Of Mobo Update/upgrade

You have a VIA Chipset (KT400A). I'm assuming you have Windows XP - Version 5.10a. You will need to reinstall the video card drivers after installing these.

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We use Desktop Central to manage our windows updates. I've come across a new error that I have not seen all year. They are telling me it's a Microsoft error and they have no information on it. 
I have a couple of Windows 7 machines that have the following error on multiple updates.
An attempt was made to create more links on a file than the file system supports.

Of the machines having this issue, they're not all the same KB. Using one of the machines as example, it's having this issue with 3 updates.
2019-10 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB4519976)

2019-09 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB4516033)

2019-08 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB4512486)

Seems like the standard Windows Updates fix's aren't working. Software distribution folder rename, fixit tools, etc. I'm not see this on any of our Windows 10 machines. 
Any idea how to go about resolving this? Reimaging is way at the bottom of the list due to these machines being at remote sites. 

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Hey guys-

Okay, so recently i reformatted my computer and have been unable to figure out how to update my ethernet port drivers.. I realize that it should not be that hard to figure out, but i'm stuck

basic info about my computer:

Dell XPS 600
Media Center 2005 Edition with Service Pack 2

Basically, i was able to download drivers for my wireless card off of a friends computer and just transferred them over to mine.

right now, under my device manager for my network adapters, two things show up.

one is my Linksys Wireless-N USB Network Adapter WUSB300N

the other says 1394 Adapter

Where do i go from here? i cannot seem to figure out where to download from on the Dell site, as entering my service tag got me nowhere.. unless i am looking for the wrong thing? Anyone have any ideas?

A:Solved: unsure of how to update my ethernet port drivers

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My microphone, as of last night, as started producing a "buzzing" noise to its listeners. I can't hear it unless I go into recording devices and click "listen to this device". It's a constant buzz, as long as my mic is enabled (I do a lot of push-to-talk in video games). I've tried another headset with the same result. I updated my video card (GTX 960) with no change. Restarted the computer of course, as well. Just trying to see how to diagnose the exact issue before I go buying a new computer case or something. Thanks in advance.

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If i will change my 4GB 2x2GB Kingston 800MHZ DDR2-NON-ECC CL5 DIMM (KVR800D2N5/2G) http://www.directron.com/kvr800d2n52g.html

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A:Memory Ram Update

bit-tech.net | Review - Low Latency DDR2 800MHz versus 1,066MHz

Just found this. It isn't using the RAM you specified but it is still a comparison.

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How many memory slots does hp 15-ay511ur have? One or two?ThanksBoris


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A:memory update

From the Manual: One non-customer-accessible/upgradable memory module slot DDR3L-1600 single channel support Your Manual The higher-end models have 2 slots but the Celeron and Pentium models have a single slot.  P. 56 shows "how-to" access the memory slot. Basically, remove the bottom cover.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.   

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I've got a 1 Gig USB SanDisk Memory Device. Been using it successfully for about a year. Recently I deleted a large chunk of memory in order to have capacity, and that memory went away.

But, when I try to transfer items to the USB drive, I am informed that there is no more room. When I select properties the visual display shows it is over 90% full, and the properties display says I've got 980 MB in use. From my own knowledge of what's on there and what I deleted, this is far from the truth.

I am able to see what's in the drive, and copy from it etc. When I select the drive off of MY COMPUTER, open it, do a 'select all' and take the properties off of the resulting display I find that there are about 175 MB of items there, which agrees with what I know to be on there. I've also tried to use a Disk Checkup on the USB memory, which doesn't find any problem and doesn't change anything.

This has been the case in utilizing the USB memory stick in three different computers now, running XP and 2000. So I think the problem is in the portable memory drive, or somehow common to multiple Windows systems.
Memory is a SanDisk Cruzer mini 1.0 GB which appears to mount and be recognized, and to dismount normally.

A) Any idea what is going wrong with the memory?
B) Any idea how to fix it?
C) Is this a sign that the memory USB is going bad?

Thanks for help and ideas. Always (reluctantly) willing to learn!


A:USB Memory Properties Won't Update

Try formatting it.

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i have a toshiba satellite thats just lost its year warranty and it chooses to act up now. every time i go to shut down my computer the momory reverts to the memory saved from a date in march. ive tried running all sorts of virus scans and turning off the restore points but no luck. somebody please help!!!

A:memory wont update

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Impossible to use memory sticks Verbatim and Kingston after HP update. 

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Hello,My serial number is R90NN19H, and i would like to put RAM in my PC. But i don't know which RAM i have to choose, i have already 4GO RAM in my PC and i would like 4GO more. So which RAM i have to choose ? WHich Specs ? Thank you all 

A:Update memory of my Ideapad 700 15isk

Hi JuukZ,
Welcome to the Community Forums.
Similar to this discussion, 32GB max / PC4-17000 2133MHz DDR4, two 260-pin SO-DIMM sockets.
You can check compatible ram using your serial number here in the parts lookup page to match your current 4GB ram. Check on the commodity type for memory to refine your search.
OEM certified parts :
Part number 01FR300 Samsung 4GB DDR4 SODIMM 2400 M471A5244CB0-CRC
Part number 5M30H35724 Samsung M471A5143DB0-CPB 4GB DDR4 2133
Hope this helps answer your query.

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I just got a notice that I had a Windows10 Update available, and it installed the "Windows 10 Update Assistant" on the desktop. When I run it, I get the error "You'll Need to Free Up Some Disk Space on your PC, 16gb required". The problem is I don't HAVE 16gb. This is a small laptop with no HD, so All I have after cleaning off everything non essential is 14gb.

So what do I do? Can I never upgrade my Windows 10?


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ALrighty then...... I see a LOT of windows anniversary threads, sorry for not reading all 6 million of them to see if my problem was addressed. By the titles I saw it wasn't.

Anyway, I've gone through this whole download install thing about 5 times now. EACH time at the end it won't boot my computer, comeback with a blue screen and an error that says basically: You don't have enough memory.

I have OVER 800GB on the main hard drive itself empty.

I have tried updating when it said it was time. FAIL

I tried manually going to updates after the first fail. FAIL

I downloaded the file directly from Microsoft. FAIL

I ran the microsoft update fixit tool. FAIL

I get it. I need to either get a thumb drive or a disc and burn an iso but WHY? I don't have a single disc or thumbdrive with 850gb's on it, which is how much i have on my computer empty NOW and Microsoft says it isn't enough.......

So far this is really the *biggest* problem I have had with win 10 and really it's not a *problem* yet that is particularly difficult (just a PITA).

Anyway, can I do this without an ISO? and can you direct me to the thread or tutorial on HOW to do the ISO/thumbdrive thing? I really hate making duplicate threads for the same problem, but those threads were all over the place.

A:Windows anniversary update: Not enough memory

Originally Posted by DeathStalker

... I've gone through this whole download install thing about 5 times now. EACH time at the end it won't boot my computer, comeback with a blue screen and an error that says basically: You don't have enough memory.

I have OVER 800GB on the main hard drive itself empty.

Don't confuse RAM memory with HDD storage. The minimum specs for RAM memory were raised from 1GB in 1511 to 2GB for 1607 (the anniversary update). Assuming you do have more than the minimum 2GB...

can you direct me to the thread or tutorial on HOW to do the ISO/thumbdrive thing?

How to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

for the iso, see the part where says...

Another way to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update will be by clicking “Learn more” just below the “Looking for info on the latest updates? In Windows Update....

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Hello i have a problem with my laptop witch has 4 gig of ram .
After doing a clean boot i opened windows update it downloads 28 updates and i restart computer . I then go back to windows update and it says the update client needs to be updated so i let it and once the windows update page reopens and starts to check
for updates i start to get a problem . It starts to use all the ram and does not update . I have left it going for many hours but still it does not work . I also had a problem with a update just before it asked me to update the update client . The update for
Aug 2019 malicous software update did not seem to work and i had to restart the computer if was after i restarted it it asked me to update the update  client and i get problems .

Why is this happening . And why does microsoft not have the dates of the updates so i can load then 1 at a time by the date they where released and why does it ask me to update to fucking windows 10  I WILL NOT UPDATE IF IT COST ME MONEY . THIS LAPTOP

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my knowledge of english is basic  , so i give my best  question is sample. i have 2gb ddr3L (ddr3 Low power ram, 1.35v) in Laptopmotherboard have 1 slot for ramI wont to upgrade with 4gb stick of ram i have 4 gb ddr3 1.5v ( samsung 4gb 2rx8 pc3-12800s-11-11-f3) can i use this memory for upgrade? pocesor amd e1-2100 apu with radeon hd graphicsmotherboard model 21f7 52.2fchipset k16 imcbios f.23 9.04.2014 cpu-z user for information about specs

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Good Morming: HP Supporter HP Spec. for this desktop is 8 GigaBytes of RAM maxium. There is a person who is reselling a 6 month old desktop with 16 GigaByte Ripsaw RAM. What is the maxium allowed memory upgrade of HP 450-a24? Processor is Intel J2900, which means a Nutmeg-P motherboard. Regards Redscarlett

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Problem - Memory leak, 4 GB Ram ends up with about 80-88% used Ram with only Edge and about 6 windows opened up. Nothing else running except my light on the PC Zemana Anti-Malware and Anti-Logger. Avira is my main. I've been running these 3 guys for a while now. I'm basically just that windows browse type guy without doing much else except watch a movie here and there. I've been on Windows 10 since release day and never had issues whatsoever. I rarely had to even reboot the PC. I keep my PC hooked to the TV and it goes in sleep mode I think when it times out. So for a long time now. I would take about 7 days of use before I needed to do a restart to make things fresh again. Now after about 8 hours memory adds up. 8 hours time, not usage time.

System and Compressed Memory is showing a constant 600-620 MB
The first Edge is showing 468 MB
The 2nd and 3rd Edge showing up are sitting around 178 and 125 MB

I use CCleaner once a week. Run Hitman Pro once a week since Avira and Zemana do their regular scheduled stuff when I'm at work. I never had to close out Edge or anything before. Its always stayed minimal on Ram usage. The PC has handled multiple tabs open in Edge amazing this whole year so I'm not sure whats going on. I had a recent update when I rebooted yesterday that said windows was updated in action center or however its worded. No new programs installed, modded or running.

Just to add the problem did pop up about a week ago. Where after a day it would showcase... Read more

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how / what can I move to an external memory so I can update my operating system also, why does my computer forget my WIFI when it is set as the default

A:how / what can I move to an external memory so I can update ...

Nora-B Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about lacking disk space and wanted to help -- but need more information. Let's start by getting our terms straight -- it's not "memory"; instead, it's disk space.  And, yes, you CAN move some files and folders to an external driver or to a USB stick to free up some disk space. But I need more information before making suggestions. First, please follow these instructions for finding the detailed product number of your laptop:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03754824?jumpid=reg_r1002_usen_c-001_title_r0001 Second, I need to know what OS version you are running.  And, if it's Win10, did that come preinstalled on your PC or did you do the Win10 Upgrade?  This is important because the Win10 Upgrade leaves a lot of files on the drive that are no longer needed after the Upgrade is completed.We can proceed once you provide the information.Thanks

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Hi, I have a problem where svhost.exe uses up all my memory within 5 minutes of starting my computer (a sony Vaio laptop running windows vista), and I have to force a shut down. I think this is associated with windows update, as my Microsoft Security Essentials does not allow me to update, and I also ran process explorer and found that the svchost.exe that uses the memory is running a number of processes including Windows Update, and the program that comes under that tree of svchost.exe is VAIO Update. I ran services.msc and set Windows Update to disabled. Now my computer runs fine, but I can no longer update windows. If anyone can give any information as to why this might be the case and how I could fix it, that would be great. Thanks.

A:svchost.exe using memory - Windows Update?

It's known problem with Windows Updates using much CPU. A lot of people complaining on it here: svchost.exe
Why don't you manual start windows updater?

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When I play DDO, I also have chrome and Explorer open. This was never a problem until the anniversary update. Now I get screen messages saying I need to close something because I am running out of memory. Task manager shows memory usage at 89 - 91%. Even after I closed Chrome, usage is still at 79%.
I have an Alienware M17 laptop with 16Gb RAM. What changed in the anniversary update?

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I have a clean XP pro pc that crawls after startup as it uses up to 300MB to run windows update. It is only obvious what is happening by displaying peak and Virtual memory usage in task manager. With 1gb of mem it is Ok but with 500mb it is unusable until WU has given up after about 20 minutes. I have tried Dial-a-fix to no avail and deleted the windows update executables to force a reinstall, which worked but has not fixed the problem. Is there some clever way to reinstall Windows Update?
According to Microsoft this memory leak was a problem with XP SP1 but I am using SP3 so the patches must already be installed!

A:XP Windows Update Memory Leak

So you have 1 gig of RAM installed with XP SP3..... do you have your install disk(s) available and usable? I would recommend a repair install to see if that helps.

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My recently bought machine has 2 GB RAM. It's HP Pavilion.

This is a freshly installed Windows using original retail disc Windows 7 Ultimate x64. With Windows update running now, it is using 1.8 GB RAM causing everything to crawl. svchost.exe alone is taking 1 GB RAM.

My question is simple, is it normal? I'm sure I installed it as normal as I have always been.

I've been using Windows 7 for years and this is the first time I've seen this kind of behavior.

A:Windows update causes svchost.exe to be memory hog

Yes it's normal.
I only have two pages open on this forum and I'm using Firefox and their is a total of 1.9 gb of ram being used. I have very little running in the background.

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I have Windows XP OS installed on my HP Pavilion 753n Desktop. I currently have 512MB SDRAM loaded, and want to upgrade with another 512MB. Is it necessary to update my BIOS settings (current BIOS on computer is dated 11 September 2002) prior to upgrading the memory? I have heard mix reviews about this on other forums/websites. Just want to know the true story about this.

Thanks in advance for the assistance!

A:Memory Upgrade / BIOS Update

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I have a 128MB memory stick that was in my old computer, and wanted to add it to my new computer, the Sony Vaio. I have a 256MB stick in it now, but am looking for more memory. I need to add though, the old 128MB stick is somewhere around 4 years plus old. I wanna know if you can mix two different types of sticks as well. I heard you can't, but not from a reliable source. Thank you for any time spent on this.


A:Memory update to Sony Vaio.

It would not be advisable to use the old ram in your Vaio. If you provide the Vaio model number we may be able to look up the ram specs for you.


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Hi, I have a problem where svhost.exe uses up all my memory within 5 minutes of starting my computer (a sony Vaio laptop running windows vista), and I have to force a shut down. I think this is associated with windows update, as my Microsoft Security Essentials does not allow me to update, and I also ran process explorer and found that the svchost.exe that uses the memory is running a number of processes including Windows Update, and the program that comes under that tree of svchost.exe is VAIO Update.

I ran services.msc and set Windows Update to disabled. Now my computer runs fine, but I can no longer update windows. If anyone can give any information as to why this might be the case and how I could fix it, that would be great. Thanks.

A:svchost.exe using up memory - Windows Update to blame?

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Good morning,in my PC Lenovo W530 type 2447-4MG (Intel i5) there are 2 banks of RAM with 8 gigabytes each one (Kingston KTL-TP3C/8G), in total 16 giga. Kingston no longer produces this RAM but there is an equivalent product (KCP316SD8/8).I have bought two banks (8 + 8) of this new RAM.When I install the new RAM on the empty slots (3 and 4), the PC will not start (the screen remains black).It is not a compatibility problem between the RAM because I put two different type of RAM on slot 1 and 2 and the PC run right.It seems that the system does not read the slots 3 and 4I am sure that my PC can have 32 Giga of RAM, but I do not find a solution.Please help me Summarize the features of the PC:Type                   ThinkPad W530 type 2447-4MGCPU                    Intel i5-3320M 2.60GHzBios version      G5ETA5WW (2.65)OS                       Windows 10 64 bitHard disk            SSD 500 GBsRAM (old)           Kingston KTL-TP3C/8GRAM (new)         Kingston KCP316SD8/8

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when I update from win8.1 to win 10 , the express cache memory 24GB ssd no longer active, and it was lost about 23.80 gb ssd memory when I check in diskmanagement ,
My problem is how one can help me asus laptop is my home win10 singer tp500lb

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As the IE version changes from 11.0.9600.19301 to 11.0.115,

Is there any update information for the memory usage of the session?

When using 11.0.9600.19301 and 11.0.115 respectively,

I found that the memory usage of the session is applied in a different pattern.

I want to know the exact update inform on this.

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Firstly, I am not particularly tech savvy, so please keep that in mind when offering instructions. >.<

AMD Athlon Dual-Core QL-62 2.00 GHz
2.00 GB RAM
HP Compaq presario CQ60 Notebook PC
32-bit Vista

I tried to install updates for my lexmark printer as well as the Windows update that was highly recommended by the autoupdater. At any rate, the Lexmark update went through just fine, but the Windows update failed because it asked for an XP CD. As it is Vista and the OS came preinstalled, I have no way of inserting said CD.
My computer is seriously overusing RAM. I have closed all unnecessary programs and it is still using over 1GB of the 2GB that I have. This is a recent problem, and running registry cleaners and AVG have not helped. Also, though I am really unfamiliar with this... Task Manager states that there are 67 processes in use whereas only 18 are listed. Is there a way to look at these other processes, or is this normal?
I greatly appreciate any help offered, and, as before, please dumb it down as best you can. >.< Thanks

A:Windows update and Memory usage issues

I'm not sure about your first question. There should be no reason for Vista to ask for an XP CD.

As for your second question, that's the way your computer is supposed to run. Memory is made to be used and if it's not being used, it's going to waste. Windows will manage your available memory and use it where it needs it. Registry Cleaners are a waste of time, they're snake oil and will do more harm to your computer than good. In most cases, they will NOT speed up a computer. These are both age old questions and nothing to worry about.

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Hello, I am hoping to find out my computer is infected with something harmful.
I am using a quite newly installed Windows 7 64-bit OS (about 3 weeks old). I've been noticing about once per day, my computer will feel a bit sluggish, and when I check Task Manager there is a process called update.exe running under no User Name. It often is maxing out one of my cores (25 CPU usage) and uses a lot of memory (last time I saw the program run, it kept rising and peaked to about 300k). When I attempt to right click the process and select Open File Location, nothing happens. I do not recall if it had a Description. I would estimate it runs for 15-40 seconds before leaving.
I have attempted to search for the process name on google, but it seems to be a very common name and thus I am getting too many conflicting reports about what the process is.
Thank you for any help!

A:update.exe seems to run randomly once a day, high CPU and memory usage

It's adware and the programs below will get rid of it and other junk.
Use CCleaner to remove Temporary files, program caches, cookies, logs, etc. Use the Default settings. No need to use the
Registry Cleaning Tool...risky. Pay close attention while installing and UNcheck offers of toolbars....especially Google.
After install, open CCleaner and run by clicking on the Run Cleaner button in the bottom right corner.
CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download
Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here 
Double-click mbam-setup-2.X.X.XXXX.exe to install the application (X's are the current version number).
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
Once MBAM opens, when it says Your databases are out of date, click the Fix Now button.
Click the Settings tab at the top, and then in the left column, select Detections and Protections, and if not already checked place a checkmark in the selection box for Scan for rootkits.
Click the Scan tab at the top of the program window, select Threat Scan and click the Scan Now button.
If you receive a message that updates are available, click the Update Now button (the update will be downloaded, installed, and the scan will start).
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
If potential threats are detected, ensure that Quarantine is selected as the Action for all the listed items, and click the Apply Actions button.
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This came w/ only 8gb memory how much can i upgrade it to?   What type does it take.  I looked at the service manaul is says not user upgradeable?   What is the story on this? ls it upgradeable or  not ? 

A:HP ENVY C360 - W1000 memory update

Hi, Probably you alesady read the book, it clearly says Two SODIMM slots - non customer accessible / non-upgradeableDDR3L-1600 Dual Channel SupportSupports up to 16 GB of system RAM in the following configurations:? 16384-MB total system memory (81922)? 12288-MB total system memory (81921) + (40961)? 8192-MB total system memory (81921) or (40962)? 4096-MB total system memory (40961) or (20482) For the secon question: non customer accessible / non-upgradeable simply means you can't upgrade yourself. The true story is you need an HP Authorized Service Provider parts to do this work for you otherwise HP may not honor warranty. Regards.

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I was thinking about updating my bios to support more memory but im not sure exactly if this would work. I currently have 2gb of 4200 533 (2x1gb dual channel) and im after 4gb of a higher speed but the site details are a little urm.. not detailed lol. I know it says it only supports 2gb with 4200 with the original bios but one of the updates does say this if its any help. "Fixed Install The 4G memory of frequence 800 will hang issue" does this mean they have updated it to 4gb at 800mhz? like i say very murky heh

could someone please take a look and find out exactly what the updates have to offer in a little bit more detail like memory speed and capacity and processor update support etc.

would be much appreciated. here is the link



A:Solved: Bios update will let me support more memory ?

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I bought 4 new memories and the HP IONA-GL8E 575765-001 is not seeing the RAM's. Can this be because of the BIOS version that I have (20ies are (4): 4GB DDR3 PC-12800 DIMM/1600MHz Did anybody had a problem like this one? Thank you

A:Iona-GL8E bios update and new memory

@Ucluj,In order to assist you, please state the model # of this computer.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 380 @ 2.53GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 1965 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6470M, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 74899 MB, Free - 1041 MB; D: Total - 77624 MB, Free - 26995 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer Inc., K42JY
Antivirus: avast! antivirus 4.8.1169 [VPS 080329-0], Updated: No, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
windows updates download cannot finish, low memory
I do not understand fully and dont know what to do exactly..i've noticed that my laptop slowed down and the system drive getting full even if i cleaned up the drive...

A:windows update download not finishing, memory low

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windows update has apparenly been failing to download and install the vista service pack since early september. Manual service pack update also fails with the same error. This past week, about 10-30% of my cpu, and 30-50% of my memory has been used during idle, and this is causing problems.
DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by slofurno at 21:26:19.53 on Sun 04/05/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6000.16711 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Business 6.0.6000.0.1252.1.1033.18.3581.2274 [GMT -4:00]

AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *enabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\Fingerprint Reader Suite\upeksvr.exe
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A:windows update 80070026 error - memory and cpu being used

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructio... Read more

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i am using the Toshiba Laptop with following specifications:
Equium A100-549
Part Number : PSAA4E-00100MAV
CPU: Intel? Celeron? M processor 360
OS: Windows? XP Home Edition
HDD: 40 GB Hard Disk Drive
Memory: 1,024 (512 + 512) MB DDR2 RAM 2x Samsung 512MB 2Rx16 PC2-4200S-444-12-A3 KR M470T6554CZ3-C05

Problem Description:
Laptop wont boot after memory update to 2 x 1 GB Ram modules.
i checked Toshiba support side the specifications of my laptop ( http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/jsp/SUPPORTSECTION/discontinuedProductPage.do?service=UKPRODUCT_ID=11 3699 )

its possible to update the memory to max, 2 x 1GB Ram totally 2 GB. i purchased by www.MrMemory.co.uk new 2 x HYS242641GBQE 1 GB PC2-4200 SODIMM 64x16 .

Result after power on with the new Memory's:
LED of the TAB + F10 + F11 buttons are flashing, this goes on twice after the Laptop powers off.

Cross test
- tried with only one memory module to start.
- tried to put the memory on the second memory socket with the new memory, result
issue still persist Buttons are flashing till power off.
- tried with one Samsung memory and plus one new memory module together, result laptop starts, however it will show me in the properties 960 MB instead 1536 MB.Need help, please give me suggestions or advise how to use the new memorys in total 2 GB.

thank you for your help in advanced

kind regards


A:After update to 2x 1 GB Memory Equium A100-549 wont start

Yes. It is possible to upgrade your Equium up to 2GB but you must use compatible memory modules.
Compatible 1GB module for your old Equium has part number PA3411U-1M1G.

Check it out.

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Dell Vostro desktop PC 230Gb Harddrive - 2Gb Ram in single stick

- Formatted harddrive as wanting clean install
- Installed Windows 7 Professional 32 bit (booted form Dell utility partition)
- Install worked ok
- Windows offered numerous updates
- selected only SP1 and installed ok

Everything seems to be working fine

- Installed Office 2010 ok
- windows offered numerous updates some office some security
- Installed the Office updates - ok

Took restore point

- Installed the 6 or so Windows updats
- Rolled back Windows to previous restore point and began selecting updates
- managed to get most of them in but with 3 remaing everytime an update is attempted BSOD

- Swapped the slots the RAM was located as the BSOD was saying 'Page_fault_in_non_paged_area' ucb_lh32.sys
-error STOP 0X00000050 - usually a RAM issue.

Carried out memory test using memtest86 (ran for around 6 hours and no errors found)

- Remaing updates are KB2505438 and VIA-DISPLAY-VIA Chrome9 HC IGP FAMILY WDDM

Everything looks fine but the BSOD is making me want to trash the PC and install something like XP instead.

Any ideas - minidump files attached.

A:BSOD after Windows 7 Update - Page_fault_in_non_paged_area - memory tests ok

It's the S3 graphics driver causing this. Go to the motherboards support website and get the chipset and graphics driver from there. Did this PC originally come with Windows 7 loaded?

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Hey .
I was Installes ATA , And 3 lightweight gateway on 3 DC .
The DC's is 2008 R2 SP1
The sizing tool saied that all DC are supprted .
With 1.8 all work good .
After Upgrade or fresh install to 1.9 the light gateway take all free memory in server and crash .
its virtual server on vmware . I config the network card to LargeSendOffload and TsoEnable to Disable.
Thank you

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Hello all, I just noticed something and wanted to be sure or see if this is normal. When Windows Update checks for updates, svchost will jump up to ~500MB in usage, or after updates have been installed. It will stay there. If just checking for updates, but I don't install any, it will drop down to ~400MB, but no lower than that. Now, if I go into services and disable the Windows Update service, the memory usage drops from wherever it was at, down to ~22MB. What's with this, or is it just normal?

A:High Memory usage in svchost with Windows Update

Hello and welcome TGMP I am not real sure as to your concerns nor am I sure if the RAM usage is unusual - to me having that much on board if it doesn't cause any issues with what you are doing then I would just forget about it.
To be honest I have never checked this on any of my machines RAM usage using anything much at all.

Nice set up by the way

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