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Upgrade ECS FSB800 memory from 1 GB to 2 GB wont work

When trying to upgrade memory from 1GB to 2 GB the machine will not boot. I am simply adding exact same DIMM to second slot and it hangs at IRQ screen. Is there an issue with this motherboard not accepting more than 1GB. Is it a BIOS issue?

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This board will support up to 2gb as shown below extacted from the website product page.Don't forget that if you have ddr 333 memory installed originally, you can only add the same clock speed memory, i.e. ddr 333. If you add ddr333 and ddr400 you will have problems as the clock speeds do not match. If you are matching clock speeds, the try bootin the system with the new piece of memory on its own to see if there is a problem with that stick, trial an error of both sticks individually, will give a positive result

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