Can a virus disable memory modules? Tags: Corsair Virus Configuration Memory Dell Computer Last response: April 5, 2012 12:47 AM in Memory Share hawkinore March 29, 2012 2:59:44 AM I bought my Dell E520 several years ago with a 4GB memory config. Now my computer says I only have 1GB of usable memory. Could a virus have disabled the memory modules? Thanks fo any help! More about : virus disable memory modules Pinhedd a c 105 } Memory March 29, 2012 3:23:48 AM no they can't AidanJC March 29, 2012 3:34:23 AM Highly unlikely. What's more likely is that your RAM Chips are either dead, or not seated properly. Take the RAM chips out and clean them with a pencil eraser. Then put them back in and lock them down. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hawkinore April 5, 2012 12:47:45 AM Thanks! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources High memory usage question/ virus cleanup Forum [ Memory ] System wont start with my 4 DDR3 modules Forum Need Major Help With Virus + Blue Screen Forum Help got a virus Forum Two bad memory modules ? Forum EP45T-UD3LR with multiple memory modules . Forum Disabling ram modules Forum MSN MSIE Wont connect, virus . OH NOES! Forum Why won't those 7.5 and 8 ns memory modules work?? Forum Asus 915 chipset boards and 4 memory modules Forum New Virus ? Forum When non-buffered, non-ecc 16GB DDR3 modules are coming? Forum Eliminate \' VIRUS ALERT\' message connected to clock Forum Delete virus at memory card Forum P55 disable bios memory Forum ZoneAlarm with Anti- Virus . Sms OK... any Pro'sor Cons Forum How can remove virus in my memory card and recover my images from it?? Forum Help updating BIOS Forum Problem upgrading memory on Inspiron Mini 1012 Forum [Solved] ASUS P8P67 Memory Question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !