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Gateway laptop I installed a 1gb memory in my laptop, it has 2 slots for memory.I put the old memory chip on top and the new one on the bottom.After doing this.I turned the laptop on, come to find out there is no internet, connection and the memory is the same as before after I looked in my computer the memory is still the same as before.Please help me.. My e-mail is pratiks19@aol.com , Thanks!!

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Try swapping the Memory cards and let me know what happens.

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About my ram of p4m800-m7 rev 3.1 i have a 512mb ram already installed and i buy a new ram with a 1gb size and i would like to install it but my question is is it okay to put them together? my 512mb ram is...


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('Chip' is slang term to denote IC, or Integrated Circuit)

Each Dram chip is of a specific size, (or can be said as Amount)
There are manufacturers who make the Dram chips, and then the chips are used by the ram memory manufacturer.

Doesn't matter how the Dram chips are arranged. The ram memory manufacturer could put them all of one side, if they designed it that way.

1.Your motherboard will support, (Use), DDR at 333Mhz, or DDR at 400MegaHertz.
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3.It must be Non-ECC ram, and Unbuffered.

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Handle the ram 'sticks' by the body of the stick, and refrain from touching the gold plated contact pins, on the bottom.

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(Slot 1, is the ram memory slot that is closest to the Processor. It is the first ram memory slot that the Processor reads)

Leave the computer case open. (Refrain from putting your hands in while the computer is plugged into power)

Plug the computer into power. Wait 30 seconds. Turn the computer on.

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Computer boots up?
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