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Hello,I recently installed Windows 7 64 bit. I have 6gb of memory on my system. When I fired up the MD 11 to start a flight in FSX, everything went fine until just before takeoff I got a "The memory could not be read" error and FSX closed. Great! Now I havent had this problem before, and was wondering if this could mean a faulty memory module? Or has anyone else with Win7 experienced this problem?

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Do you have a memory diagnostic you can run?


Dan Downs KCRP

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Hi Dan,Yes, I ran the Windows Memory Diagnostic and it found no problems. I also dont experience any other unusual problems with my computer.I'm thinking if it could be a bug in Win7, or some other part of hardware.

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Hi Dan,Yes, I ran the Windows Memory Diagnostic and it found no problems. I also dont experience any other unusual problems with my computer.I'm thinking if it could be a bug in Win7, or some other part of hardware.
What are your system specs and are you over clocking?

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Hi Dan,Yes, I ran the Windows Memory Diagnostic and it found no problems. I also dont experience any other unusual problems with my computer.I'm thinking if it could be a bug in Win7, or some other part of hardware.
I doubt its Win 7. I run windows seven on an i7 with 6gb and it runs way better now than it did under Vista. Here's a question: Do you have SP2 installed? I ran the MD-11 without with no probkem except the occasional memory error. All of those errors disappeared when I realized my SP2 was corrupted and I reinstalled. Maybe an HDD issue and virtual memory? Just spitballing there.

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This error doesn't usually indicate a problem with the memory itself, it's just a cryptic Windows error as usual... I'd start looking at your drivers maybe.


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Hi all,Thank you for your insight.I uninstalled a recently installed driver, and did not have this problem at least for a 2 hour test flight. Could it be that a driver/software thats not related to any hardware used by FSX could cause a conflict like that? Can't tell 100% sure that it's gone but at least things look better now.

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