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New RAM and Computer won't Boot

I purchased 2 Dimms of 1GB RAM and installed them in my computer. Now the system wont boot up. I can access the BIOS and Boot Menu but it keeps giving me the screen to chose safe mode or normal (No option works, it just freezes up) Any idea how RAM could hose my system like this? How can I fix it?
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  • Fred May 11, 2010

    I used to have a dell and it was the same thing i replaced the memory with an upgrade and it will not boot up just beep. it might be propriatary, meaning that you might have to acquire the memory thru
    Toshiba rather than a PNY or any other generic memory card. If you reinstall your old memory does it boot normal?



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Try booting with just one module inserted, then switch to just the other to see if the problem is with one of the new DIMMs. Does it still work fine with the old RAM?

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