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Old 07-10-2003, 09:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy ram problems

I recently upgraded ram from 32 mb sdram to 128 mb sdram,
but the system shows only 64 mb ram.

What's the problem & how to correct it ?

System specs:

os- win ME

mobo- intel 440bx

cpu- P2 350Mhz


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Old 07-10-2003, 10:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Go into BIOS and set BIOS to default settings. It will recognize it after that.

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Old 07-10-2003, 02:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah if that doesn't work the only thing I can recommend is to make sure that the Ram is seated properly.
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Old 07-10-2003, 06:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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have you checked to make sure your motherboard supports 128MB modules? some older motherboards are limited to 64MB ram modules.
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Old 07-10-2003, 06:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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the max amount of supported ram in 440-bx is 1gb( i think). probably just bad ram settings

check bios or reseat rams!
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