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Old 02-21-2007, 01:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Trying to install more RAM. Problem with BIOS??

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 wonÂ’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 02-22-2007, 03:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 02-23-2007, 12:09 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes need specs...
If you have 4 slots 1 should go in the A alot 1 and the second should go in the B slot 1 But the soecs would make it easer to check out for you.
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Old 02-23-2007, 11:57 AM   #4 (permalink)
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i have a macspeed 865pedap with 3.0ghz P4 HT with 512ram installed. My motherboard has 2 DIMM slots and the blue one, #2 Dimm slot, when I fill it in with another ram the screen won't turn on.
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Old 02-27-2007, 11:35 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Please check mother board mannual and memory module is same vendor. because some mother board supports some vendor RAM only. Please check it out.

Also, if possible u do update BIOS Version (Check with Internet)
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