RAM (random access memory), either RAM hardware or software and operating system use of RAM.

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MySQL 5.5.56 -> 5.5.59 upgrade overwrote my.ini settings

I just upgraded MySQL from 5.5.59 -> 5.5.59 using the MSI installer and it seemed to overwrote my settings from my.ini file. I have looked for documentation on why they would do this but I can't find ...
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What is most important in a laptop for running music composition/sequencing software? [on hold]

I am currently looking into buying a new laptop as my ~5 year old one is acting strangely and probably near the end of its life.I mainly use this laptop to run the music sequencing software, Ableton,...
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How virus may infect BIOS [on hold]

How is it possible for computer virus to infect BIOS? Is it possible for the BIOS to get infected from malicious OS process? If so, by which means could the process modify the memory containing BIOS? ...
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Is superfetch configurable?

Superfetch in Windows 10 works out many things and the concerning things for this question are 1) pre-load user's preferred programs for better experience.2) manage memory compression. Do pre-...
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Why RAM is less than L2 cache on AM335x? [on hold]

On the AM335x device, the L2 cache size is 256KB, but the RAM size is 64K. i.e. the size of RAM is actually less than the L2 cache. I want to understand why it is so. Maybe only the designers at TI ...
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Excel auto-recover is eating up all 16GB of RAM and never loading the 32MB file its choking on

I've read every auto-recover question I can find, and while some would be useful IF the file would ever appear, this seems different.I was working with a very large data set. I copied and pasted ...
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Backup and restore RAM

Is it possible to backup and restore RAM, either as a whole or on a per-application basis?It would need to backup this to disk and have the option to restore this at a later date.In essence, such ...
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Is there any downside in populating system memory on a Z10PE-D16 WS motherboard differently from the official recommendations?

I have placed 2 CPUs on a Z10PE-D16 WS motherboard. I now want to place 4 memory modules of 32GB each. Asus recommends (mirror) to populate system memory as follows:If I place the 4 memory modules ...
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Linux without swap still starts thrashing

Debian 9.4, Linux 4.9I sometimes compile something that hardly fits in the RAM, or a rouge process suddenly starts eating memory beyond what's available. When the process goes past the available RAM,...
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GIGABYTE-H81M-HD3 4 RAM modules (4 x 4GB) boot issue

I have GIGABYTE-H81M-HD3 and ran with 2 RAM modules (2 x 4 GB). Now I have bought another two, but after pluging in the PC doesn't boot. It starts, run for a while and turn off and after few second it ...
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For this particular motherboard where are the address and data lines (circuit traces) connecting the RAM to the CPU?

This motherboard from an Acer Laptop was given to me by someone I work with who knows I've been getting interested in computers. You can see the two RAM slots but I can't for the life of me figure out ...
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Could my motherboard have killed my new ram? [on hold]

Firstly, I'm really nooby with computers, sorry if this seems stupid.So, I upgraded my ram recently, I had 1 8gb stick and replaced it with 2x8gb sticks. I used an online tool to make sure they ...
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Matching RAM to laptop - what are the essentials?

According to enter link description here, getting the right RAM for your laptop is very difficult.I tried following this, but found I couldn't get some of the necessary information. So I looked ...
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My Windows system has 2 GB of 4 dedicated to hardware?

Hi guys I have this problem. My system, a 64 bit Windows 10 Pro, has only 2 GB of 4 available for the system. It's a Ddr3 1333 MHz Ram. Any idea to let all the ram visible to the system? Thank you :).
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Black Screen on start up, no bios

I bought a new mobo and before it arrived I was checking parts on my old one and removing dust. I pulled out one RAM stick and inserted back in (power was off) and when it booted I had the black ...

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