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Old 06-10-2009, 02:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a pecular problem in my Laptop Compaq Presario B1950 TU Runnig on Windows Vista, the problem is that i have upgraded my existing ram of 512mb to a single 2 gb, after installing the new ram and removing my existing one (512) my system is not booting up atall. but when i place the 2gb ram with my existing one 512 mb its booting and detecting only the 2gb but not the 512. i am not understading what's is the problem....
Please help me to solve the problem

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Old 06-10-2009, 04:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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try 2 1Gb sticks

and have you tryed the 2gb stick in a different slot?

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Old 06-10-2009, 10:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah try changing slots. also if its lil dusty you should clean it
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Old 06-11-2009, 04:33 AM   #4 (permalink)
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From the problem you are explaining it sounds like your laptops max is only 2GB. Installing a single 2GB stick will create problems as you have already realized. You can work away on it if the max is only 2GB, i would verify this by checking diff memory scanners available out there. Try RAM Memory Upgrade: Dell, Mac, Apple, HP, Compaq. USB drives, flash cards, SSD at Crucial.com the scans will pinpoint what your max memory is.
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No the max my laptop supports is 4 gb i have tried changing the slots........ but was no use... same problem
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