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I had upgraded my RAM from 128mb to 1Gb.after a few days i noticed the computer's display screen has been reduced to half of the size and is very shaky.its very difficult to work as it is causing strain.pls help

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    Gary Rice May 30, 2010

    What is your pc system? What is your operating system? What is your processor? What brand and how many sticks of Ram did you install? How old is the monitor? Did you REMOVE the ram and try the old set up? Did you try a different monitor?

  • rakesh_b4u May 31, 2010

    compaq presario P4 1.7ghz,XP PROFESSIONAL 40GB hardisk.i had installed 1gb RAM of MATREX,i worked fine for 15 days and one day i saw the screen became half sized and was shivering making it diffult to read.the monitor is about 7yrs old yes i tried to put the old RAM 128 mb but the problem is same.i have not tried to put in other computer.i have scanned my computer and is clean.


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Open the driver for the monitor and attempt to renew.
1-start in safe mode - check to see if the monitor clears up

2- try a different monitor.

3- You can be sure unless you either put the monitor on another machine or #2 put another monitor on your machine.

4 - I am sure it is not the ram.

5- check for heating problems.

6- attempt another video card an updated one.

7 - the problems you describe sound more like a resolution problem. If the monitor will allow for a greater resolution than your pc is capable of then you must - start in safe mode and change your resolution settings or -- put another monitor on and change the resolution.

Try all of these and let me know if you get your fix in these parameters.

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Please reinstall the old ram and check if the problem still persists, if not there's must be a problem with the Ram. You'll need to replace another. It would be much helpful for me if you can let me know the Motherboard Version/type so that I can help you with compatibility. Good luck. Thanks for using FixYa.

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