After backing up, reformatting, and carefully restoring files, my Mini is flying... until<br>I was working in Photoshop CS yesterday and in the middle of my tinkering an ugly black bar breaks across the screen with white text on it saying something about unknown CPU error and a number of other things which I don't remember. This same message scrolls up several times before it stops and my machine is locked up. <br><br>Naturally, I had to reboot and it's run fine since, but I'm now facing something, clearly more, than just some junk files on my hardrive.<br><br>Could this be the nail in the coffin pointing to a bad RAM?<br><br>
Loc: Pacific NW, USA
Sounds like a kernel panic. Could be anything. I have a card game that caused that every time I tried to use it. It could be a ram problem though because PSCS is so memory extensive if you have big graphics. Was the black bar transparent? If not I've never seen that.<br>Maybe someone else has.<br><br>
FWIW you could try here....<br><br>http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/15837<br><br>
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A kernal panic? Never heard of that, but hehe panic is the right word for it. I freaked when I saw my screen fill up with this.<br><br>No, it wasn't transparent. The screen locked on what I was looking at and the text scrolled up.<br><br>
Loc: United States
Do yourself a favor and go through crucial.com- use the drop-down menus to properly select the ram most compatible with the Mac mini...<br><br><br>[color:red]5.19.05 - The 'Jedi Slaughter' tour begins!</font color=red>
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