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Old 02-21-2007, 02:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi. I am trying to add more ram to my system. I currently have a PC2100 512mb (266mhz) installed in DIMM1. I just bought another PC2100 512mb (266mhz) to add. The problem is that when I insert the new memory into the DIMM2 slot, the computer won’t load up. Not even to the Bios. I know each one works because if I load up individually on DIMM1 slot, my comp works fine. Is there some sort of configuration on bios I must do before I can add more ram or maybe DIMM2 slot is damaged and cannot read?
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Old 02-21-2007, 04:07 AM   #2 (permalink)
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How many slots are there? It has been my experiance that you usually run the RAM in slots 1 & 3 or 2 & 4 to get them to work right.

Judging by the RAM you're using, your computer is kinda old and may not support 1 Gig of RAM. I could be wrong, i'm just guessing without knowing the system specs.
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it supports up to 2 gigs of ram and has 2 memory slots.
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Old 02-21-2007, 05:51 AM   #4 (permalink)
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ok, install one DIMM and boot up to the BIOS. Check and see if one of the DIMM slots is disabled. It seems like a long shot to me, but that's all i would know to try.

Hopefully someone else has a better idea... :/
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Old 02-22-2007, 12:20 AM   #5 (permalink)
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how do I enable the DIMM2 slot?
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