Solved What could have caused this damage? Tags: DIMM Memory Last response: February 27, 2014 7:58 AM in Memory Share HPDV6 February 26, 2014 8:19:18 PM Looks like someone took a screw driver to the contacts for this part of the DIMM slot. How does one manage that? Open the picture in a new tab or window to zoom in... More about : caused damage Reply to HPDV6 Best solution Tradesman1 a c 2043 } Memory February 26, 2014 8:55:09 PM Possibly using a jewelers slotted screwdriver trying to get dust or lint out, i.e. 'cleaning' it, have seen similar damage Reply to Tradesman1 Share HPDV6 February 26, 2014 11:15:59 PM Tradesman1 said:Possibly using a jewelers slotted screwdriver trying to get dust or lint out, i.e. 'cleaning' it, have seen similar damage That slot doesn't work. lesson here: don't buy used refurbished electronics from aliexpress Reply to HPDV6 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Tradesman1 a c 2043 } Memory February 27, 2014 7:58:19 AM Yep, always be a bit wary of refurb and open box type sales Reply to Tradesman1 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedCould a power supply blow out cause damage to other components? Forum Could damage to a display cause system to change resolution? Forum Random reboots, seems like caused by hardware. What the reason could be? PLEASE HELP Forum OFFICIAL POLL: WHAT CAUSED YOUR FLASHED 6950 PERMANENT DAMAGE? Forum Could reaching high temps for a long time cause permanent damage? Forum GPU has fried, what other damage could of happened? Forum SolvedWhat's the best way to completely format a hard drive without causing damage? Forum What damage could happen with wronge graphic card Forum What could damage a processor Forum I connected my gpu to te 6 pin sata out of my modular psu by mistake what damage would this cause Forum SolvedWhat could be causing this connection issue? Forum SolvedWhat could be causing my Tosiba Satellite laptop screen to randomly go black? Forum SolvedWhat could be causing this? Forum SolvedWhat could cause extremely slow speed test settings but otherwise fast internet? Forum What causes the damage when overclocking ? Forum SolvedWhat could cause these crashes? Forum What could be causing this artifact? Forum Solvedhard hangs, what could be potential causes? Forum SolvedWhat hardware components in a Macbook Pro could cause it to shut off/turn off & restart when moved just slightly? Forum Changing voltage displayed in CoreTemp; What could be causing this? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !