Repairing Ram with Pencil Eraser

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Repairing Ram with Pencil Eraser

Post by Maddi_Jane »

Oh yes … I want to show you how to repair RAM using a pencil eraser.
How do we know the computer could not start due to RAM problems?

If the computer does not have any problem, we can hear the sound of one “Tit!” when the computer is first turned on. But, if there is a problem with the RAM, you could hear ‘Tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittttttttttt! ” ‘Tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittttttttttt! ” ‘Tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittttttttttt!’, repeatedly. Do not be confused with the sound of one ”Tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittttttttttt!”. If the sound heard once, it tell it is not RAM problem, but VGA or monitor the problem.

Sometimes the computer cannot be turned on and there is no sound at all. Only the cpu fan and the power supply fan is running. Remove all the RAM and turn it back on. If there is ’Tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittttttttttt! ” sound heard repeatedly, it is mean there is problem with the RAM. But if there is still have no sound heard, then there might be other things that are damaged.

One more thing to see is the computer got not enough RAM, but as it should have. It have 1 + 1 = 2 Gig RAM. But in the ‘system properties’ window it is only show 1GB. This means that there is only one faulty module and another one module is not damaged.

Not all faulty RAM can be repaired using pencil eraser. The one which can be repaired is when it has dirty ‘contacts’. The dirty ‘contacts’ will make the problem as I wrote earlier. The contacts can be cleaned by rubbing the eraser on the ‘contacts’ slowly and repeatedly. :)

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Post by wariginsungsang »

nice tips, I've got this trick from a computer store in my city
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Post by Juniper »

I'm not as learned on hardware, but that's a neat trick. Any others?

I learnt that PC & Mac ram can be switched interchangably - there's no difference.
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