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Increasing memory in e-machine t2240

Anytime I add memory to slot 1, it will not pass post. Everything works in slot 0, up to 1 GB. Nothing works in slot 1. Is there a jumper somewhere or something that needs to be enabled? I can't see a name on the motherboard to go looking on the net.

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Hi slcdane 13. One thing with DIMM slots is that, first of all they are color coded there. Im assuming that you have 4 DIMM slots and two of them are one color, and the other two are another color. What that means is that is if One DIMM slot has a RAM module of a certain capacity, then the other DIMM slot of the same color has to contain a RAM module of the same capacity as the first module. Now i am assuming that you have more than two RAM modules and More than 2 DIMM slots. HERE IS AN EASIER EXAMPLE
Lets say you have DIMM slots 1, 2, 3, and 4. Slots 1 and 3 are yellow, and slots 2 and 4 are red. Now lets say you also have 4 Ram modules. 2 of them are each 2 Gigabytes ready, and the other 2 are each 1 Gigabyte ready. Now lets say you take one of the 2 Gigabyte RAM modules and you place it into DIMM slot 1 which is yellow, what this means is that you have to place the other 2 Gigabyte RAM module into the DIMM slot 3 which is also yellow. The remaining 1 Gigabyte modules will have to go into DIMM slots 2 and 4 which are red.

Now do you get it? Same capacity modules have to go into same color slots. Now try it and see.

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My problum is when i attached ram 1 gb after its system restart and show belue screen and i sure my rem is ok tell me what is problum here????


A) FixYa T.O.S. (Terms of Service) states to NOT post your email address.
The TOS is read when you join.

B) How about posting the MOTHERBOARD manufacturer name, and Model Number?

Also post what ram memory ,manufacturer, and manufacturer code on the ram memory module.

Ram Memory HAS to be in Slot 1. (May state DIMM 1 next to the ram memory slot. Can also be Slot 0, or DIMM 0 )

Slot 1 is the ram memory slot nearest the Processor.
A Processor reads ram memory Slot 1 first.

Do you know;

1) What is the Maximum TOTAL Amount of ram memory, for the motherboard?

2) What is the Maximum Amount for EACH ram memory slot?

3) What type of ram memory is supported?

For an example;
Can it use DDR Sdram at either 333MegaHertz, or 400MHz?
(PC2700 and PC3200, respectively)

4) What ram memory slots have you put ram memory in?

Post back in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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What brand of memory ram can I use in a t 2240 ? :) , tnx


The brand doesnt matter, you do need to be concerned with the type you use.

I looked up your computer on emachine's website and determined that you can use 184-pin DDR 266 memory.

search results from newegg (a trusted online retailer in computer/networking hardware):

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=%2040000147&Description=pc2100&bop=And&ShowDeactivatedMark=False&Order=PRICE&PageSize=20

kingston and pqi are both respectable companies for memory


That being said, I would contact emachine to determine the maximum amount of ram supported by your motherboard:

the page specific to your computer (contact info at bottom):

http://www.emachines.com/support/product_support.html?cat=Desktops&subcat=T%20Series&model=T2240

if you have any questions please let me know.

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Memory: Each memory slot can hold DDR PC2700,DDR PC3200 with a maximum of 1GB per slot. You may purchase here.
This will give you the biggest speed increase.

CPU: I could not find specs for which cpus this motherboard supports. However, I had one of these same machines and succesffuly swapped out the celeron processor for a pentium 4 processor, 2.53 GHz. You should be safe finding a used processor on ebay that's a Pentium 4 2.2 GHz and it should work for you.

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