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Compaq Presario 4410US Memory Upgrade Problem

I have an old Presario (pre-2001) that has 384KB of SDRAM (2 slots, 256K in one, 128K in the other). According to various memory suppliers on the web, the system should support a max of 512KB, so I bought a 256KB SIMM (PC-100/133) and installed it in place of the 128KB SIMM. Upon powering up the PC, the screen says that I have more memory than the system can support. I have also upgraded the BIOS to the latest version available and still no luck. Any thoughts?

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    What happens when *ONLY* the new stick of RAM is installed? How much RAM is reported? What happens when *NONE* of your sticks of RAM are installed? (Some motherboards have their own RAM, and will function without any "extra" RAM.)

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Is it the motherboard telling you this or the operating system? Are you running windows 98 or windows 200? If the operating system is telling you this and you are running windows 98 then that could be the reason. Windows 98 seemed to have problems running 512mb of memory. Also make sure memory latency and voltage are correct ion the BIOS. The older motherboards could not always auto detect memory and you may need to adjust the memory settings in the BIOS. Try running the computer with just the new stick of memory installed...just to make sure memory works and is good.

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Hi,

In some instances your PC may not be properly recognizing one or more memory modules. Because you've recently installed new memory, check to be sure it's properly seated in its socket and the module is compatible with your system.

If the module is properly secured and appears to be compatible with your system, remove the RAM and try cleaning the pins using rubbing alcohol and a cotton swab. Clean each socket on the motherboard, as well with a soft, clean, dry paintbrush and then blow the remaining dust out.

If problems persist, try changing the order of your memory modules. DIMM sockets on the motherboard are labeled (DIMM0, DIMM1, etc). You should always start installing memory in the lowest numbered socket available. In many cases, the BIOS will probe the memory module in DIMM0 and address all memory according to the specifications of the module in DIMM0. If you've installed faster memory in DIMM0, the system may not be able to communicate with slower modules in other slots. Placing a slower module in DIMM0 may fix your problems; however, the faster modules will then, of course, run at a slower speed).


Hope this helps.

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