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Old 02-21-2007, 09:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New Memory Installation!!! Help!!!!!

Hi there i have a memory problem and wondered if anyone out there could help. I recently have tryed to replace my memory on my desktop pc from a 256kb to a 1gb thee new memory i bought is exactly the same as the originall but after i installed it and booted the computer there was a loud constant beep from the computer. i am aware this means the memory is wrong or not compatable but as i say is identicall to the original. Any Answers???
On a completely seperate note i am lookin for a GOOD progam wich will allow me to prevent programs from connecting to the internet withought my aproval this program will need to run on windows vista

Cheers Peeps

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Old 02-21-2007, 11:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you tried it with the 256 still in?
Can you hit DEL or F1 to get into BIOS.
If not you can get memtest and make a boot disk and test the chip. Or just RMA it.

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Old 02-22-2007, 05:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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try switching the memory into different slots. with my motherboard it does the same thing enless the sticks are in certain slots/dimms. check your mobo manual and look for numbers by the dimms on your mobo.
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Old 02-27-2007, 11:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Please check your Mother Board Mannual, Memory Module some times support some Mother board version's only.

Or else, Try to update BIOS Version if available.
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