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Is there a way to find the date/time of a recent RAM upgrade?

Would that be in any system, bios, or windows log files? Do any common programs automatically adjust setting upon seeing a new amount of system memory? Any other thoughts for clues as to when the upgrade occurred?

OS: Windows XP Pro SP3
Computer: Dell Optiplex 745

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Unless you're running an automated monitoring system for assets that poll system configs, I don't know of anything that records it. You might get lucky and have error messages logged in the BIOS that would tell you when a memory change occurred.

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Confirming, the BIOS should have a log event about it. I believe there's a tool to view/clear those log messages without rebooting for Dells, but if not, the BIOS setup screen accessible on bootup should have the option for which you're looking. – BMDan Aug 5 '10 at 16:00

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