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Pc does not display after changin Ram

After replacing ram which is old one then the problem remain as it is why

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  • lupindu2006 Nov 25, 2008

    after replacing ram which is old one then the problem remain as it is why

  • Howard Lester May 11, 2010

    Can you give us the motherboard #? and how many sticks are you using?

  • tekdj May 11, 2010

    What type of RAM where you using before and what type are you using now? Also, what is the bus on your motherboard? Thanks

  • tekdj May 11, 2010

    What type of RAM were you using before and what type are you using now? What is the bus on your motherboard? Thanks

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Hi,

Sorry to say. But you need to understand the various reasons for 'No Display'

I will give a few suggestions for you try for solving the problem.

1. Is PC working with some other monitor? (Monitor problems and charge buildup in cable ends are very common)
2. Is the PC working when used with a new graphics card? (most of the problems are VGA card caused)
3. Is the RAM inserted properly into the slots? (PC board speaker will make some strange beep sound, when RAM is not recognized.)
4. Is the RAM you are using newly having the same bus speed? (Incompatible bus speeds will not let the PC boot)
5. If there is no beep sound and PC is not booting (no harddisk activity), try the seating of the BIOS chip in its slot.
6. Is the processor power line and FAN power line okay? (Some PCs won't boot in this condition)
7. Try the PC boot without any accesories (Not even the harddisk and any PCI cards)

I hope you could understand your problem better and is now able to come to a conclusion regarding the condition of your PC.

Bye

Have a nice day.

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Can anyone explain why we are suspecting RAM as the problem? Does the PC appear to power on with original RAM, but shows no display? Are there any beeps? What about with no RAM installed? Have you removed all cards but the video, disconnect drives, etc. to see if there is any change?

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Hello lupindu2006

If you did not change any switches or change any other thing, I would say that you have bent pins on your ram chips. Check to make sure you put the chips the the correct place. Check to make sure you have not changed the memory number on the new chips.

If you have bent pins try and bend the pins back to their correct position. Make sure you did not damage you mother broad when you were taking the pens out.

Make sure touch the frame of your computer to make sure you do not have any static electricity you fingers.

terry williams

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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Well, i can remember this PC works whit SYNC Dimm's, probably you use another type of RAM, you can't use a generic or common Dimm, this PC was desingned as server, yes, i know is a PC, but this model was a HOME-SERVER

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