Issue 112: 11.04 on a ten year old Dell laptop? (Ioannis Vranos)
On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 9:51 PM, James Tranowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hello Ioannis.
> I have run the memtest... Pentium III, 997Mhz, 512MB.
> 100 errors at location: 503.0MB* always the same byte in the listing, 2nd
> from right end.
This is bad news for your computer, and *any* OS (including Windows).
Data written to these memory areas will get corrupted, and if these
are written to hard disk, you will get wrong data on the hard disk
If you do not know how to remove your memory modules, so as to test
them one by one, as compdoc suggested, you have to give your laptop to
Dell service, telling them the memtest86+ errors you got, so as to
isolate and remove the defective memory module (if possible), or
better replace it with a new one (if possible).
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