| | Re: BSOD only iwth more RAM
"ABC" <ABC@nospam.net> wrote in message
> On Sat, 22 Oct 2011 10:52:24 -0500, Grinder <email@example.com>
>>On 10/22/2011 7:59 AM, ABC wrote:
>>> Compaq 8510p with Vista business. Recenly it shows a BSOD on
>>> shutdown. The Mem dump says "no more system PTEs" caused by
>>> ntkrnlpa.exe. This also happens in safe mode.
>>> I changed the Registry value of SystemPages to maximum. Still no Good.
>>> If I reduce the RAM to only 1G, it shuts down OK !! Once I put in 2G
>>> or more it has the above problem. Any clue??
>>When you say "once i put in 2G or more," are you referring to adding in
>>the *same* memory module? Could you possibly have a bad stick of RAM
> The laptop has 2 slots. This is what happens:
> 1G no BSOD
> 1g+2G BSOD
> 2G BSOD
> 2G+2G BSOD
> The RAMs are OK. I even bought some new Kingston RAMs to try and got
> the same results. Mind you, with more RAM than 1G the comupter is
> notably faster. It works fine, except for the shutdown.
Do you know for sure that the laptop can handle a 2GB RAM module? Perhaps
2GB total (2x1GB) is its limit - you only see the BSODs when you use the 2GB
modules. Have you tried 2x1GB modules?
> Would you think this is a windows problem??