RAM means Random Access Memory, and is what your computer uses to store things that it is thinking about while it is on. When your computer turns off, everything in RAM goes away.
Memory corruption occurs when a part of your RAM is changed due to an error. Parts of your computer's memory get confused and display the wrong data
Maybe you’re in the hills and valleys around Portland herding your sheep. They’re all just bouncing along fluffily when out of the blue one of your rams keels over. He has broken a leg. You need ram repair right now! So you get on your smartphone, Google “ram repair” and come across this page. Well, I hate to break it to you, but…we can’t help you.
Now if you’re looking for RAM repair, that’s a different story. We totally do that. RAM has nothing to do with sheep – it’s actually one of the crucial parts of your computer. What it does is store everything your computer is currently using while it’s on. So if you’re browsing, it stores your webpages, and things like that. Sometimes it can get corrupted and you know what corrupted things do – become senators. If it’s RAM, it just crashes your programs, not your economy. So if you’re getting program or operating system crashes, there’s a good chance it’s your RAM.
If your computer is sluggish (sound familiar, everyone?), it’s likely a RAM issue as well. The 1 gigabyte that your computer came with may have seemed like a lot at the time, but now it’s not quite doing the job. Before you throw your computer out the window, screaming that you must have the slowest computer in Portland, try getting a RAM upgrade and see how it treats you. Chances are it’ll help it quite a bit and since we offer free estimates, it’s easy to ask one of our friendly Nerds what they think the best plan of action would be... as long as you’re asking about RAM. Sheep we have no experience with.
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