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Test Ram after upgrade?

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I just upgraded to two 2gb Patriot Ram memory. I have a 15-day return policy - is there a way to test the RAM to see that it is working properly?

I backed up my system and did a fresh install with the new hardware. Everything seems to be smooth but just want to know if theres a way to test the RAM for proper operation...

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Hehe, so I think I have bad RAM memory, Quicktime crashed a couple of times, and Jdownloader as well..

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Start up from your original system installation disk holding down the "D" key and run extensive diagnostics.

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Great, Thanks for the prompt response.

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I held the D button and couldn't get it to run ED. I only have new Snow Leopard Disk, I cant find my old one... Any suggestions?

I already tried holding D with the Snow Leopard Disk to no success.

Please advise,

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There is no diagnostic program on a retail System Disk, only on the gray machine specific disk that came with the machine. It will take some effort but here's how to get it done: http://www.command-tab.com/2008/01/11/ho...

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Great!, Thanks for the suggestions. I installed the RAM and reinstalled the OS with the new RAM.

Did memtest and all three test passed.

It's been stable so far - but i intermittently get a crash on webpages that have i.e. macromedia player...

Going to try it out for a while. If not im just going to have to buy RAM from a more reputable company. Many many thanks.

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I don't think this is a RAM problem at all. This is a Flash problem. Adobe bought out Macromedia. Try downloading the latest Flash.:http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherve...

Here's the crash fix for FireFox: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Page...

See if your machine crashes in both Safari & FireFox

for more information http://kb.mozillazine.org/Macromedia_fla...

Please note that Adobe and Apple are fighting over this problem. Each blames the other and there's just not much that you can do about it. Here's the story: http://gizmodo.com/5527987/adobe-to-appl...

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