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System won'n boot if i installed two RAMs

I am using Asus P5RD1 VM motherboard wih p4 hyperthreading cpu and 512(400) mb of RAM. I bought another 512 RAM and installed in another slot. But the system cannot boot and it don't even provide beep sound. Power is there but no display. I installed the new RAM alone and it works fine on each slots so is the old RAM. But when they are installed together it's not working again. I need help, please

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  • Xauz Khuangz
    Xauz Khuangz Feb 12, 2009

    thanks for the response, really appreciated.yes i tried it both the slots and interchange it too, but it's still not working.

  • Xauz Khuangz
    Xauz Khuangz Feb 13, 2009

    Thank You very much! If i put a single RAM, it works in both slots. anyway thanks for trying.


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Is the old ram working if installed alone? If yes then maybe got error or grounded if both ram inserted. Try to blow air the ram slot in the board to eliminate dirt and then try to interchange the position of the ram and then try it again.

Hope this will work.


Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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    Emelio Navaja Feb 13, 2009

    Ok thank you for using fixya, some times the other slot got error and it is unusable if there, however try cleaning your MB RAM slot and a very fine sand paper to remove some rust in it.

    may this help you again and rate more reasonable rating. anyway im trying!


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