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How do I know that the 1gb ram I installed in my acer 3000 is installed correctly and recognized?

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When you start ur computer right click on my computer go to properties your will at the bottom of that page the ram capacity of ur computer

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I have an acer m1100 and for some reason any type of 1gb ddr2 memory it put in it just comes up in system properties sayin not useable if i boot wiv the other 512 stick in aswell, dont know why it wont...


Memory modules are fickle mistresses; sometimes you'll need matching modules of RAM for it to be recognized properly. From what I'm understanding, you're trying to boot a module of 1GB and another of 512MB. Try to swap the native 512MB for another 1GB stick and see if it works. As well, it's a good idea to install RAM modules that were manufactured by the same company.

Before you do that, it's important to understand that the RAM modules are very delicate electronics. It's also entirely possible, if you haven't worn sufficient ElectroStatic Discharge (ESD) safety equipment, that static electricity could render a module useless. Performing a RAM swap in a proper environment and with the proper equipment (ESD bracelets, in this case) minimizes the possibility of static electricity junking computer components.

Also possible, albeit rare, is that the module is simply defective out of the box. If this appears to be the case, then you can simply return it with the receipt for a refund or an exchange.

Jun 01, 2011 | Acer Aspire M1100-U1402A Refurbished AMD...

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I wanted to get my acer aspire T180-UA381B upgraded, and I know very little about computers, how much and what kind of ram should i put in to make it run fast


Based on your memory specs below the maximum RAM that you can install in your computer is 1GB
DDR2 SDRAM and you can get 1GB RAM for like $15 -$ 20. 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM is what you need to buy.

Your Memory Specs:
Installed Cache Memory: 256.0 KB
[close] Installed RAM: 512.0 MB RAM, or Random Access Memory, is the place in a computerwhere the operating system, application programs and data in current use arekept so that they can be quickly reached by the computer's processor. Theamount of RAM you have affects how quickly you will experience your computerworking.
[close] Installed Video Memory: 512.0 MB
[close] Max Supported RAM: 1.0 GB
[close] Number of Memory Slots: 4 x 240 Pin DIMMs
[close] RAM Technology: DDR2 SDRAM

Feb 11, 2011 | Acer ASPIRE T180-UA381B DESKTOP PC

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Why wont board recognize 1gb ram stick? are there


The Crucial website has the compatible RAM for this system, and they have Dell's full specs on your desktop. If you are trying another brand you might have an incompatible stick of RAM.
Some PC's are very finicky about what RAM will work with them.
Here is the site (complete with price list) for your model.
http://www.crucial.com/upgrade/compatible-memory-for/Dell/OptiPlex%20GX260%20Series/list.html

If you are hesitant about buying another module, you might also want to test the module in another PC or try a different 1GB module in your computer.

Jan 01, 2011 | Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop

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Unit came with 2 256 mem sticks--bought and installed 2 1GB sticks(pc3200,400mhz,84pin,low density,DDR--unit will not boot


The 2 1Gb RAM are either the wrong type or they are incompatible.
Try to use the same brand and speed as the 256 Mb RAM that was installed in your Dell.

Jul 31, 2010 | Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

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If i change the ram stick will my pc reconise it


Yes.

Provided,
1) It is no more than the maximum amount, for that ram memory slot.

2) Adding it, will not go over the Maximum Total Amount for the motherboard.

If this pertains to an Acer Aspire T135 desktop computer,

A) The Maximum Total Amount is 2GB.

B) The Maximum Amount for Each ram memory slot is 1GB.

C) PC3200 is the best you can use.
DDR Sdram at 400MegaHertz. (400MHz)

[It can also use PC2100, and PC2700.

DDR Sdram at 266MHz, and DDR Sdram at 333MHz, respectively ]

Once you install the ram memory, BIOS should automatically find it.

If you are only going to use one ram memory module, be sure to put it in Slot 1.
The Processor reads ram memory in Slot 1 first.

[Slot 1 is closest to the Processor.
It may have DIMM 1 printed on the motherboard, next to Slot 1 ]

Jun 21, 2010 | Acer Aspire T135 PC Desktop

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T5082 RAM upgrade


you should always use the same size ram chips, never mix sizes, this can and will cause failures

Jun 11, 2009 | E-Machines T5082 PC Desktop

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Added 2g to a dell dimension 3000, only 1g recognized


Dell has a really good support site. You log on, enter your service tag number (on the top of side of your PC) and they will tell you exactly how much ram you support, the type of ram needed and how many slots it has. If it was a matching pair then it should be working, unseat it and reseat it, it may not be in all the way. If still don't show then put it back in the old computer and see if it reads it. If not then the RAM stick got damaged during the move. But no doubt you should be able to handle more that 1GB of RAM. Good Luck, let me know if you have any questions.
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Apr 13, 2009 | Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

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How do i install extra memory in my acer ferrari3000 there is only 1 visible slot but it can take 2 gb


According to the specs I found for the Acer Ferrari 3000, there are TWO slots for RAM -- and both are full, by default. If yours is configured that way, you would need to remove both DIMMs and replace them with the capacity you want. IOW, take out the 512MB (or whatever you have now) and install two 1GB DIMMs -- to total 2GB.

I hope this helps! If it does, please rate the solution. My goal is always FixYa or Helpful, never TFT or IA. Regards,
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Nov 21, 2008 | Acer Computers & Internet

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Memory issues acer t180 ud360a, no boot up with all (4) ram slots filled...


i had same problem with mine, i have the acer aspire ast180-ud360a, dont put the same memory next to each other, u have to stagger it, so it looks like

------------> [1gb] [512mb] [1gb] [512mb] <--- correct setup

and not like

------------> [1gb][1gb][512mb][512mb] <--- incorrect setup

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