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Os installer limiting ram to 256mb have just put 1 gb in but system will not recognise once in windows and asks for setup e4ach restart

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  • ultimitloozr May 11, 2010

    Is the system BIOS recognizing the additional memory? The system will normally trust the information that it gets from the BIOS. If the BIOS does not recognize the entire 1GB, the OS won't either. If the BIOS can't see it properly, we need to make sure that it is a type of memory supported by the system. For your system it should be PC3200 (DDR 400) or PC2700 (DDR 333) SDRAM.

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Sometimes you need to go to support.dell.com look up your system and download the bios driver

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I have a Dell Optiplex GX620 with a 64-bit Intel chip, and 6 GB of RAM, and I can't install any 64 bit versions of Windows on it.


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I am sure your system meets the normal requirement for installing and using the Ubuntu OS. So you dont have to worry about the system speed and perfomance. I have also sent you the link to download the latest version of Ubuntu OS 10.4 from the original website. All you need to do is download it and burn that image file using nero or any image burning software to the dvd and boot the dvd in your system and install it.

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