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Old 05-11-2005, 10:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default HP Pavilion a320n randomly reboots after mem upgrade ????

as per HP - system takes pc2700 (333) DDR (2 gig max)
system : hp pavilion a320n

I have been trying to upgrade the memory on this system. I purchased Comp USA 2 x 512 MB PC2700/PC2100 333/266 DDR ram. When i put one in .. it starts up but randomly automatically reboots . (when both are in it doesnt even boot.) . I tried then Kingston 2 x 512 MB PC2700 and it boots with both in .. but about every 2 hours automatically reboots....

All I had left was a single chip Nvida 256 Mb pc2100 266 chip. It seems to work fine with no reboot with that but obviously slow...

Any advice why this is happening? Do you recommend a certain brand? I noticed it was shipped with infineon..

Please let me know some options / steps i can try.

Also i used the PC Dos doctor... the kingston failed... while the compusa passed , however both cuase the system to reboot often.

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Old 05-11-2005, 10:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Is the memory compatible with your computer?

AMD Athlon-64 3000+
MSI K8N Neo4-F nForce4
1024 MB [512x2] DDR-400 PC3200 Memory
ATI Radeon X700 256MB
80GB Hard Drive 7200 RPM
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Old 05-11-2005, 10:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yes it is
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Old 05-12-2005, 03:48 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Is your system recognizing both of them?

Weird, I was giong to ask if you had them in the right spots, but your board only has two slots.

did you rub your *** and make a wish first?

Got me...
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Old 05-12-2005, 04:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
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1. Do you have good cooling?

2. Have you tried each module one at a time?

3. If you have Windows XP, did you turn off the auto reboot function to see if you get a blue screen?

4. Have you done a BIOS update?

Let me know....
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