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Aspire T690 memory upgrade trouble

I have a Acer aspire T690 , intel 946 GZ chip set , 32 bit / vista pre / P-D 3 GHZ / im trying to replace the memory with two new 1 GB DDR2 chips , the memory is new out of package / it is 667 CL5 PC2-5300U 555-12 .

PC will not boot , no beeps no nothing , is there a change in the BIOS that needs to be made ? Jumper on mother board need to be moved ? there is no bios update at this time , im lost ? I dont want to beleave this new memory is junk but ....????

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Re: Aspire T690 memory upgrade trouble

Check the Acer web site and make sure U are putting in the correct type of DDR2 ram. Even though they are called DDR2, there are different types, i.e. 5300, 5600, etc.

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