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Created On: 11/18/2003 01:32 AM
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 11/18/2003 01:32 AM
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BeowulfX
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I'm currently using an Athlon XP 2200+ w/ MSI K7T Turbo2 (KT133A) mobo, running on 512mb (2 x 123mb Apacer and 1 x 256mb Kingston) SDRAM module and GeForce 4 MX440 64mb DDR running under Windows 98SE (yup, I know my system is already outdated) .

Problem: I was playing WC3: FTF (original cd) when I encountered:

FATAL ERROR!....x0000005, can not 'read' from memory (I can't exactly remember the other words and alpha-numeric numbers)

On another occassion, I encountered this problem:

FATAL ERROR!...xc0000005, can not 'write' memory.

When I look at the D-LED bracket diagnostics of MSI, it doesn't show any configuration that points to a bad memory module/memory failure or badly-installed memory module.


So, my questions are:

1) does anybody out there know what "memory" this error message is referring to? I mean, is it the virtual memory, physical RAM modules or the video card's DDR memory module?

2) does this error message pertain to the L2 cache 'memory' of my Athlon XP 2200+?

3) does it mean I have a bad memory module?

4) is this more a windows-based problem or WC3-based bug?

Any advice, help or suggestion would be appreciated.

Thanks.


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 11/18/2003 01:41 AM
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Since you're using two sticks from different manufacturers, i suspect a RAM-issue...i doubt this is L2-cache related in any way.

Are you experiencing any other memory/stability issues?
Try to relax your RAM-timings a bit for a start and run memtest86(search on google) to make sure your RAM is OK.
Also, did you get this error once/several times/always when playing WC3?

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 11/18/2003 04:25 AM
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This is the 3rd or 4th time it happened. It also showed up once when I was playing NBA LIVE 2003.

Same thing..."x0000005 can not 'write' on memory" stuff

When I boot up the system (during POST), the memory count shows correctly. Even if I check it in the Windows system information and Norton Utilities system information, it shows 512mb RAM.

I already tried setting the CAS latency (dunno if I got that right ) to 3 for stability but the problem persists.

Anyway, I'll try to download memtest86 and see if my memory modules have any problems.



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 11/18/2003 08:02 AM
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ey, just test with only one module of RAM, as greyhound said, using two sticks from different manufacturers may caused that problem

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