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Dell 2400 shuts down after about 5 minutes of play

I upgraded my memory stick today to 1gb from 256mb and the computer works great but now if I try to play any of my down loaded games the computer shuts itself off. How to I fix this?

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  • mcbirds May 24, 2009

    These are games that I bought at Walmart not off the computer they worked fine before I upgraded the memory

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Never ever download games. 50% chance they are large hac_ker files.

Uninstall all your downloaded games from the add rmove section of your control panel. then reboot ur pc.

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I have a Dell Dimension 2400. I want to upgrade from 512mb of memory to 1GB. The manual says I have two memory connectors. Do I get the 1GB, or two 512mb to upgrade? Thank you for your response.


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Yes, you can upgrade your system upto 2GB RAM, buy another 512MB RAM DDR 333Mhz and install it to empty slot of RAM, it will upgrade the RAM to 1 GB.

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Your memory modules may be ECC or Registered (which are mainly used for Servers). They will fit in the slots, but your System will not post with them. I would suggest returning the RAM you purchased, and replace with 2 x 1GB DDR PC3200 400MHz non-ECC Unregistered Memory Modules. A matching pair is preferred.

If you receive a "Memory available limited to 256MB!" message after installing more than 256MB, enter BIOS (F2) and turn OS Install to OFF. Exit saving changes.Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.

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RAM can be finicky so first test all memory slots with a known good stick (your 512MB). Make sure you're starting from a complete power down and you get a POST beep (hopefully your system is set up to beep when it powers on) and everything loads up all the way through to your OS.

Once you do that with all your memory slots test with the new stick by itself in all memory slots. If neither of the memory slots work with the new stick but you verify that it works in another system you should then check your BIOS settings and RAM timings to ensure compatibility with your stick. If you can't find the timing on the RAM stick itself, look up the manufacturer's part number for the information.

Good luck!

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