Joosiai Posted December 13, 2006 Share Posted December 13, 2006 I bought two CMX1024-3200PRO (not a twin pack) from Best Buy here in NY over the summer, and they worked great for a couple of months then one morning windows wouldn't load up, and when it did it would give me registy errors, and a windows fatal error. I then proceeded to buy a new hard drive, so I could fresh install windows, and that didn't work since the system would crash repeatedly on the install. (Was installing a brand new fresh out of the box copy). I proceeded to call Microsoft, and after telling them the error messages I was recieving was told that it was a bad RAM module. At the time I had both the CMX1024-3200PRO, and an additional 512mb that came with the computer installed. I was directed to try to run the Windows install with one stick in at a time, and when I did the first stick I put in was one of the CMX1024-3200PRO... and the windows installation crashed immediately. Then I tried it with the other CMX1024-3200PRO, and there was no problems at all. Once windows was installed I put both back in, and Windows wouldn't fully start up. So at this point I have 1.5GB of ram in there instead of 2.5GB. I had only had the ram for about two and half months, when the horrors of the crashing began. I currently have no issues with the CMX1024-3200PRO that is in the system. So overall because of this one stick I ended up buying another 300GB hard drive and a new copy of Windows XP Home Edition, when in fact it was just a defective module. I would like this module replaced, and have no desire to put it back in my system the way it is just so it can crash my windows again. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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