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I purchased two 1GB pc2-4200 memory sticks and my Acerr Aspire T180 wont recognize it. It starts beeping and wont Boot. The reason I bought them was that my computer was running very slow after I re installed vista.

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  • jake tenford May 11, 2010

    Are the memory sticks for usb or are they internal?? i may be able to help if i know that info

  • RichTheNoun
    RichTheNoun May 11, 2010

    Did you mix the old and new memory? Try just the new modules.

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Try removing the memory sticks and adding one at a time. See if you can get it to run with just one stick. If so, add the second. If it beeps, try a different slot. Repeat until it stops beeping or all slots have been tried.
FYI, this PC will be slow. Most pre-built machines are (especially one that you can get from places like WalMart), more to do with the extra software packages they install to keep the cost-to-conumer price low.
You still won't get lightning fast results, but you get what you pay for when it comes to PCs. If you intended on just having a low-cost PC, just expect that it's not going to perform like a higher-cost machine.

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Hello there:
first off you will need to ensure that the memory that you have purchased is fully inserted in the slots next ensure that the memory is compatable with the motherboard that you have and your system
go to the manufactures web site of the computer and there will be a technical support option there with phone numbers to help you.
Also you may also want to swap slots with the memory sticks and see if this helps ok so please try these ideas. ok
best regards mike

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