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By victormjr ·
i have a question about memory dumping.every once and a while my pc experiences memory dumps,(especially during gaming).my question is how and/or why does this happen? i know that the more memory you have the better the performance.each time it dumps out i have to reboot,can the apps or games i use be that powerful that it cant handle it? i have an amd based pc with w2k os.

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by mrafrohead In reply to memory dumping

If you're having problems mostly during gaming, make sure you have the AMD Reg hack for Win2k AGP and also, I would try to update your vid card drivers.

If that doesn't work, get mem-test and run a scan overnight to verify if your memory modules are going out on you.

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by victormjr In reply to

where can i get mem-test if i may ask? And if I may also ask,AMD Reg Hack for w2kagp, is that something in my sysem reg or is it a download? If it is a download, can you point me in the right direction,like a link or website i can visit? i did upgrade my video card drivers, so i gonna root them out for now.

thanks for the advice on the driver update, and replying so quickly.


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by Admin@Home In reply to

I used a program called Gold Memory Ver. 5.07. It needs a DOS boot disk. I found quite a few DOS based and a fair number which did not (explicitly) require DOS.

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