Application failures, operating system faults, Stop errors: If you see any of these while running Windows Vista, you could have defective or failing RAM. In this IT Dojo video, I show you how to investigate possible RAM problems with the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool, included in Vista.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.