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Memory Size Decreased

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#1 Usman Aslam

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Posted 08 June 2008 - 11:43 PM

Dear All,
My conputer restarts automatically and an error message is displayed in BIOS that "Memory Size Decreased".
Even restarting computer, it boots in 10 minutes and works very slowly. I am using WIN XP.
Please suggest some solution.

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Posted 09 June 2008 - 09:10 AM

I think I'd try removing the memory modules...and then reseating them in the slots.

If that yields no joy, I would try the modules, one at a time, in each slot.


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Posted 12 June 2008 - 10:54 AM

It sounds like the memory or the motherboard is failing.

How many memory sticks are in your computer?

How many slots do you have?

If you only have 2 sticks, try switching them around. Ultimately you are going to have to put some new memory sticks in to see if that is your problem.

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Posted 12 June 2008 - 11:17 AM

Try downloading Memtest86 and run it to see what condition your RAM is in. The longer you run it the more accurate the results will be.

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#5 Usman Aslam

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Posted 12 June 2008 - 11:36 PM

I have two memory sticks of 128 MB each. My motherboard have 3 slots.
Some times my computer works fine for 30 minutes, but it restarts after that.

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Posted 13 June 2008 - 02:41 PM

What type of memory SDRAM DIMM or SDRAM DDR?

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