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Compaq Presario 5352 memory installation recognizing

I have the Compaq and do not know how to get it to recognize the 512MB memory I installed in 1out of 2 slots that exist. THe other slot has the existing 64MB memory stick in it. THe 512MB is a Kingston PC100 DIMM that I got today and I am adding this to be able to upgrade the OS to run the virus protection and then to install the updated printer.

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Re: Compaq Presario 5352 memory installation recognizing

Be sure that the memory u got is compatible in your presario 5352. I tell you that adding 512mb to current 64 mb maybe a problem. you should remove the 64mb and replace it by 512mb and be sure that the new memory is compatible. want more information about your presario go to then search "compaq presario 5352"


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RAM capacity ?

Memory Upgrade Specs for HewlettPackard Compaq Presario SR1215CL Computer. The HewlettPackard Compaq Presario SR1215CL Computer takes the PC3200 DDR SDRAM 184-pin DIMM Memory Type, and comes installed with 512MB (Removable) of Memory. You can upgrade your HewlettPackard Compaq Presario SR1215CL Computer to up to a maximum memory capacity of 2 GB Memory, the system has 2 Sockets to install Memory, already with 512MB (Removable) standard Memory installed. For best Compaq Presario SR1215CL Computer performance use the maximum amount of allowed Memory per slot for your Computer.

If you're not sure if a module is right for your system, use the Crucial Memory Advisor tool for a list of guaranteed compatible modules. first you will need to select the manufacturer from a drop down list then select your product line from a drop down list then select the model then click find it will take you directly to compatible ram also you will have an option to scan your system you should always ask for a guarantee on the compatibility before making any purchase and try to buy for working pairs if possible

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Presario sr1710nx what type memory has an excellent wizard for locating memory.
Computer memory upgrades for HP Compaq Presario SR1710NX Desktop PC...

Lists memory compatible with your machine.
Memory Type: DDR PC3200, DDR (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 4GB
Slots: 4icon_note.gif Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.

I have also found that the memory occasionally is not recognized. To fix remove the ram and clean electrical contacts with a clean pencil eraser. (Rub the contacts to clean.) Then replace memory. (My machine failed to boot, cleaning the contacts fixed the problem.

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Compaq Presario 4410US Memory Upgrade Problem


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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My computer only recognizes 224mb of ram but it has 512mb installed what can i do?

Assuming that you have (2) 256mb installed, it appears that one is not seated correctly or not working. Remove and reinstall both chips

Aug 10, 2009 | HP Compaq Presario SR2013WM (RE468AA#ABA)...

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Total amount of RAM not recognized by computer

are the modules the same specs? you may have some incompatibality between them. the board may be reading the ram right it may be you have four 256 sticks instead of 2 of each. read the motherboard manual it might shed some light here.

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Presario won't recognize second 256 RAM

Remove the original module, install just the new one and then start your computer. If it doesn't start, the memory you bought is bad. The system boards used in the Compaqs will auto-detect memory, and there are no jumpers or BIOS settings needed.

Apr 09, 2009 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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What are the ram limits on a compaq presario 5000a. I put 256 ram in the compaq and it only reads 128. Why?

You can install up to 3 sticks of 512 mb of memory. Did you add a 256 stick to the already-existing 128? You need to put DDR266/PC2100 memory. To troubleshoot, remove the 128 stick and put your 256 in and see if it is recognized. You will know right away from the bios screen. Memory needs to be the same type.

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I have a Compaq Presario, model #: SR2150NX memory problem

To Be pricise ...there is no hardware problem.
The problem can be two.

1.Your computer supports max of 1.5 GB RAM.....For this check with other vendors too.

2.You have to update your BIOS.

If you can provide me the motherboard no and details i can clarify more on it

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Files copy errors during the XP installation process are often an indication of BAD RAM.

If you have dual RAM modules, try install with 1 memory module installed

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Do I have proper memory bought to install?

you can add the memory if you have additional slots inside the it up,and inspect the number of memory slots

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