Windows 10: Irql not less or equal BSOD windows 10

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  1.    05 Feb 2016 #51

    Good morning, just checked on the memtest it was on its 5 pass and had found something in the region of 13000 errors.

    Next step? switch Ram into diferent slots and redo the test?
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  2. Posts : 13,350
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       05 Feb 2016 #52

    The next step is to test each stick in the (used) slots, but 1 stick can't be in a slot while 1 stick is tested.

    For example with sticks called stick A and stick B and slots called slot 1 and slot 2
    Stick A goes in slot 1, stick B is not in any slot.
    Stick A goes in slot 2, stick B is not in any slot.
    Stick B goes in slot 1, stick A is not in any slot.
    Stick B goes in slot 2, stick A is not in any slot.

    You note for each time if the memory test is giving errors, for example:
    If the output is like this then you have bad RAM so the stick(s) need replacing. The first stick of RAM fails in both DIMM slots but the second stick of RAM passes in both DIMM slots.
    If the output is like this then you should replace the motherboard. Both sticks of RAM fail in the first DIMM slot but both sticks pass in the second DIMM slot.
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  3.    05 Feb 2016 #53

    yep, thats what i thought. okay ill get on it :) thank you
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  4.    05 Feb 2016 #54

    Just started the memtest on stick 1 but before I managed to get into my bios, a screen came up that said over clocking has failed please press f2 to Fix in setup-ish. I never purposely setup overclocking on this rig, is it possible this is causing an issue?
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       05 Feb 2016 #55

    OC'ing could cause problems yes, it is however possible that some components came shipped overclocked
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  6.    05 Feb 2016 #56

    ughh that's irritating. well I suppose stopping that can come after working out what's causing the issue.
    Will get back to you with the memtest results.
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  7.    05 Feb 2016 #57

    Just a quick question, on memtest I have been changing the configuration to test all memory. Is it necessary?
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  •    05 Feb 2016 #58

    First new memtest complete.
    8 passes
    Ram 1
    In slot 1 passed no errors

    Will update later :)
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    Windows 10 Pro
       05 Feb 2016 #59

    It shouldn't be necessary to change anything in the test, changed settings could change the output of the test.
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  •    07 Feb 2016 #60

    Tests so far.
    RAM 1.
    Slot 1 pass
    slot 2 -
    slot 3 -

    RAM 2
    slot 1 fail
    slot 2 fail
    slot 3 in process
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