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I added memory to my desktop, hooked it back up and it goes beep, beep, beep. The memory is seated correctly, there are no lose wires, etc.I've read that some motherboards aren't wired to accept more memory and I should call it a day.I'm going to try to take out 1gb and see what it does. If it "beeps", I'll take out the other 1gb I added and pray it'll be returned to it's sorry original state.

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  • smilipanti Mar 02, 2009

    You two were hitting the nail on the head. My Vista Business needs the extra 2 gb's but my bios needs to be updated to accept it.!
    Thank goodness for smart, helpful folks like you! Eternal Thanks!


  • smilipanti Mar 06, 2009

    I haven't had the chance to update my bios and really don't know how.
    The shop that built the machine for me said they'd check it out for me,
    for no fee. Whew! The memory cards were the 100% correct size and were seated correctly so you guys helped me a lot trouble shooting.
    Thanks for the support!
    Smiliepanties


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Depending on your unit and OS, xp will register 2 gigs and vista will register 4 gigs. also, make sure the mem you are installing is compatible to *********** board as well.

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You probably need to update your bios first before it will take the memory.

What's the exact model of your computer?

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