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BSOD Windows 8.1 Kernel Security Check Failure Mem upgrade


ltuspe

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After upgrading from 4gb OEM RAM to 8gb Corsair CMSO8GX3M2A1333C9 I get BSOD with kernel_security_check_failure message just as Windows attempts to load. This happens with memory sticks in either slot. Testing memory with Memtest continually hangs on test #2. Memory was tested with Memtest in another computer and no errors were found. Incompatible memory or something else?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

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Hi,

Set bios for the proper frequency, timings and VDIMM for new memory.

If you're using old RAM WITH new RAM, just use new RAM.

Uninstall Avast! and set Windows Firewall and Windows Defender to Automatic.

Enjoy.
 

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ltuspe

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I'm using all new memory.

No change. Sadly the notebook doesn't have an option in the BIOS to change memory settings either.

Any other advice besides exchange the memory for a different type?
 

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Did you ignore other advice?
 

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    Pentium D 925 3.0 GHz socket 775, Presler @ ~ 3.2 GHz
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    Intel DQ965MT
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    Hyundai 2 GB DDR2 @ 333 MHz
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    ASUS DirectCU II HD7790-DC2OC-2GD5 Radeon HD 7790 2GB 128-Bit GDDR5
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Ok, because it was crashing on you before.

Best to look online about which compatible memory modules are and purchase that. Don't purchase based on speed. It makes no difference. In fact, 4 GB is more than enough usually too. Upgrade to 8 GB is ok I suppose, if you do heavy video encoding or the like.
 

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    7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1
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    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Self-built Intel based
    CPU
    Pentium D 925 3.0 GHz socket 775, Presler @ ~ 3.2 GHz
    Motherboard
    Intel DQ965MT
    Memory
    Hyundai 2 GB DDR2 @ 333 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS DirectCU II HD7790-DC2OC-2GD5 Radeon HD 7790 2GB 128-Bit GDDR5
    Sound Card
    MOTU Traveler firewire interface
    Hard Drives
    1 Seagate Barracuda SATA II system/boot drive 80 GB, 2 Western Digital hdds - 1 is SATA II Caviar Black 1 TB attached to card (assorted media, page, temp), other is SATA I 420 GB (games, media, downloads)
    PSU
    Thermaltake 450W
    Cooling
    stock Gateway cooling, extra large fan in rear of case
    Keyboard
    Alienware/Microsoft Internet kb
    Mouse
    Logitech M510
    Internet Speed
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