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Installing more RAM

I am installing mor RAM MEMORY to my PC
I currently have 515mb in the first one of 2 Blue slots
There are 2 additional black slots with nothing in them
which slots do I use.
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  • raymon99 Mar 13, 2008

    I have already tried putting the 2 additional 512mb memory modules in the 2nd & 3rd slots, ie 2nd Blue one and 1st black one, and the PC will not start-uo.

    I have also tried 1 additional one in the 3rd slot, ie 1st Black slot, and also 1 additional one in the 4th slot, ie 2nd black slot with the same result

    Ray smith

  • raymon99 Mar 13, 2008

    The model is an HP

    The Model No. is EC548AA-ABU a1128uk

    The Serial No. is CZB5350HHB G8530

    The Memory speed I am trying to fit is PC3200

    I got this from the information in PC Doctor

    Ray Smith

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It does not matter, but for the sake of me being kinda of neat freakish, I use the one closest to the allready filled slot

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  • Steve Bryant Mar 13, 2008

    are you sure it is the right speed of memory?  Make sure the memory is correct speed. What is the exact model of your computer?

  • Steve Bryant Mar 13, 2008

    What is the exact model of your computer? Did you make sure you got the correct speed?

  • Steve Bryant Mar 13, 2008

    I would take it back. The not turning on signifies a bad memory module. Return the memory and get a different stick

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