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Old 07-27-2005, 09:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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today i bought 2x 1gb Ram sticks same size as my previous ones (2x 256mb) when i put both sticks in i get a black screen and my PC keeps Beeping

Beep ........Beep

When i ut one in i get to the windows XP loading screen then my Comp restarts.

How can i get my comp to run with theese ram sticks

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Old 07-27-2005, 09:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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First couple things to check:

1) Do you have the right type of RAM

2) You bought 2 1 gig sticks? Can your CPU handle that much RAM?
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Old 07-27-2005, 10:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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it sounds like your system does not support that much RAM
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As said above, it is probably only that your MoBo doesn't support 2GB, try only 1GB.
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Old 07-27-2005, 12:24 PM   #5 (permalink)
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CS, he said when he tried only 1GB that his system gets to the XP loading screen and then reboots.

Did you happen to try it without your other RAM in there?
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Old 07-27-2005, 03:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
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maybe you bought bad ram? or the speed is too fast for your mobo
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Old 07-27-2005, 04:41 PM   #7 (permalink)
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three issues: Either incompatible RAM or one or both of the 1 gig sticks are toast or the mobo wont't support more thatn 1 gig as mentioned above (this being unlikely unless your mobo is stone age). Provide the mobo model and system specs for your puter pleeez.....were shootin' in the dark here!! The beeping = no memory.......your mobo is flatlinning!!!
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