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Added more ram from 2gb to 8gb but still say only 2gb

Addedd match pairs of 2gb ram cards to xps 600 for a total of 8, pc had only 4 match pairs of 512mb for a total of 2gb to start with. when i rebooted pc it say to hit F1 for ram update wich i did and after checking it only showed a total of 2gb. i checked cards and they are in the slots all the way. if any body has any input on this i would like to hear it.

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  • s_griffey Nov 23, 2008

    should have checked that before i made the change,thanks again

  • rfshaw194 Dec 24, 2008

    Same problem. I upgraded from four 512MB DIMMs to four 1GB DIMMs. The BIOS recognizes 4GB, but Windows XP only recognizes 2GB. drlalitv's answer indicates s_griffey should have shown at least 4 of the 8GB he installed.

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added more ram from 2gb to 8gb but still say only  - 1fb3933.jpg the above will help u..the OS will not support the RAM you have hence its not showing..hope it heps!

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