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I having problem with my ram upgrade

I have just installed a 1 gig ram on my mx3228 gateway laptop. the problem it is still tell me i only have 448 mb install instead of 1064 mb. please could someone help me

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  • chendaroya pal Dec 29, 2008

    i'm on the laptop right now and i did brought the rite one and it installed correctly and i'm frausted

  • chendaroya pal Dec 29, 2008

    i did still won;t work

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    I have the exact same problem with my MX3228. I am working with Gateway on the issue right now. Will re-post if I find an solution.

  • tetor Jan 16, 2009

    I have the same problem. I correctly installed the correct 1gb ram module, the system is operating however the system is only recognizing 448mb. Have been corresponding with Gateway but now they say that something must be wrong with the RAM slot. They are not helpful. This is very frustrating I agree !

    P.S. I'm using Window XP

  • jca1 Mar 19, 2009

    Same problem. I have the correct memory, it is correctly installed. I have re-booted and played around with advanced system settings. I've also downloaded the latest motherboard driversfrom Gateway site.

    I've seen this problem posted on several sites but no found no workable solutions so far. I'd try a BIOS upgrade if I could find one (only Gateway reference to a BIOS upgrade is for Vista - seems odd).

  • aaron593 Mar 20, 2009

    I bought the right ram today. 1 gig. My PC wont boot up with it in. I got on teh support chat with gateway and they told me to call a service tech.

    What is up with this? I really would like to get it up to 1 gig!


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Make sure that the ram is pushed in all the way and also that it is the right ram. This is what should be on the package that you bought, if none of this matches you bought the wrong one.. DDR2-533 (PC2-4200) SO-DIMM

Please repost if this doesn't solve your problem

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  • Jordan Bosch Dec 29, 2008

    Have you tried restarting?


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