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RAM I have a Compaq Presario a year old using Vista basic came with 1GB says 2 max eather stick of Ram works single but when both are in it will not work right dont get it i have never had a prob. in the past intalling ram can you help

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It's likely that the 2 sticks are different types/speeds of memory, so either one works, but both in tandem do not. Even if identical, it's possible that when 2 sticks are installed, they will automatically attempt to run in "Dual channel" mode - and they may not be able to do so because of timing issues. You might have better luck using a 2x1GB pair bought because it specifically supports your machine. Corsair's web site has a memory configurator that helps you to pick the correct type of memory for your machine.

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