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Old 01-15-2006, 08:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Problems booting

I just received some new ram. ocz value pack 2x512 mb 3200 ddr. The computer seems to recognice the ram just fine, but when i booted up the first time, windows seems to have been corrupted or something. I managed to boot it up, but i loaded at a marginal speed. This is not the real problem though, because i intended to reinstall windows anyways.

But when i try to boot from the windows xp-cd, i always get the message "choose proper boot device or insert proper boot media...". I've chosen the dvd-rom as the primary boot device in the bios, and i've also tried choosing it with the f8-option, but i get that message anyways.

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Old 01-15-2006, 08:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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did you add the RAM to what you already had or did you replace what you had?

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Old 01-15-2006, 08:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i replaced what i had. they're two similar chips, so i'm using the dual slots on my mb
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