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New ram installed, but computer screen doesnt work

Hi all, i have been working on installing the 2nd lot of ram into the 2nd slot on my laptop, (under the keyboard). No trouble inserting it, but when i put everythign together and turned comp on. nothign would display on the screen. I switched ram,, and still the same. So it's not the ram, it's just appears to be the ram in that slot.. I have the original ram in there atm (516mb, or something).. Anyone help me out?


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  • bill_peterso Jan 21, 2009

    Hi, i have switched the ram around, and each ram works in one slot, while the other one (original one) is in. But when its out, i can rotate the ram, around, (new ones), and nothing displays on screen, but computer turns on. What am i doing insactly, sorry. and thankyou for ur help.

  • bill_peterso Jan 21, 2009

    but the both rams work fine (one at a time) when they are in the eaasy access slot while the original ram is in. but as soon as the original one is out, and both new ones are in at same time. nothing appears on screan. like it is off..

    There are no other slots. thanks

  • bill_peterso Jan 21, 2009

    Lol sorry and thankyou for being patient, just looked up what fsb was. How do i check this ? sorry. and thankyou one again.

  • bill_peterso Jan 21, 2009

    ok goign to open it back up now. and not exactly sure where im looking, im guessin im looking near the slot for it. 512mb is the original one. my comp says it is compatible to run 4gb, will check somewhere now. sticker under the ram slot. :S..


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If your laptop working fine before install ram so that there should be problem with your ram only

check both rams are in same fsb there is no mater of capacity of ram (ie:512mb or 1gb)
like pc-2100
or 667
both rams are intall in same fsb on both slots.

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  • Jan 21, 2009

    check onother slot for desolding

    clean tips of ram slots with iso propile for rusting.

  • Jan 21, 2009

    my bro it is the problem of fsb i mantion before check that again.

  • Jan 21, 2009

    my bro it is the problem of fsb i mantion before check that again.

  • Jan 21, 2009

    it is written on your ram sticker dude where the capacity (ie:512mb) is written on your ram.


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