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I have just tried to installed an upgrade RAM on my Dell 8100. When I booted up there was a message that said, new RAM installed do you want to continue, and another message about set up. I chose "continue". However, computer was no quicker and when I looked at the system config, only one old memory was showing, not old + new. So I change the memory round in the slots. Wouldn't boot up. So I put the old one back and now that won't boot up. What can I do, can you help
Check ther is 4 ram bank and if then fix ram after left 1 bank.then check .
there is also check frequency same of both ram.
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
Be sure that the memory is seated in the slot good ....the new piece of memory you bought , was it the same type ....just looked up a Dell 8100 for the type of ram it uses and from what i can see it takes RAMBUS not the normal ram ...this must be installed in pairs to work...here is a piece from website Technical specifications:
Memory type: PC800 RDRAM (non-ECC)
Memory slots: 4
Memory sizes: 64-, 128-, 256-, and 512-MB non-ECC
Max. Memory: 2GB for PC800 RDRAM
Notes: Memory must be installed in matching pairs. All slots must be populated with memory modules or CRIMMs ('blank modules'). ECC memory can be used, but this will work as non-ECC if mixed with other non-ECC memory
maby you mixed ecc memory with non-ecc memory.
Hope this helps you
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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