January 1st I ordered replacement memory modules from China with the same specs as the Crucial ones I ordered back in November 2009. I will try these Chinese modules first, to make sure the Crucial ones are faulty. If the Chinese modules work I'll leave it at that ; 2 GB only cost EUR 8,16 including shipping, and I'm pretty sure sending the Crucial items back (to Britain, where they were bought 11/2009) as a tracked insured parcel alone will cost more than that - the reason why I ordered the new replacements from China. They too boast "Limited lifetime warranty" but that will certainly be a joke. If they display the same problem as the Crucial ones, then there's something wrong on the mobo. If the Chinese modules do not work at all then I'll reconsider your offer. If the replacements last for one more year I will be happy with that ; the then 17-year old PC will be due for replacement next year.
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