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Old 04-17-2010, 05:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default NEED HELP PC WONT START :(

this is my first time posting so sorry if this is in the wrong area.

recently i tried installing a new ram to increase my memory in my hp pavilion 522n. however when i put the ram in it made an odd ventilation noise like it was over worked. or something. i quickly turned it off and took out the original ram chip thing out of my computer. checked to see if it was the same. after i saw that it was. i decided to just leave the original in so i placed it back in had a bit of trouble snapping it in but i finally did. now the computer wont start. the pc goes on. but it doesnt boot up and the screen just stays blank please HELP i dont know what to do im totally lost
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Old 04-18-2010, 08:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: NEED HELP PC WONT START :(

Did you turn off the PC when installing?
Have you tried starting it up without the new RAM?
Have you tried other RAM slots?
Have you tried a combination of different slots and different RAM modules?
Have you checked to ensure the RAM is properly seated?
Have you checked to ensure the RAM is compatible with your MB?
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Take out all the ram, and install ONLY one stick. make sure that it's the right way around and don't force it. It'll only fit one way.
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