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I have a Compaq Presario SR1220NX with only 504 MB of RAM availeable and I am running windows XP. My computer has been running slow so I decided to increase the it's Memory to at least 1 GB so I bought two Memory Cards of 1 GB each. At first I replaced the original 504 MB Memory card with the two new 1 GB memory card and my computer would not boot. It would say something to the effect of "windows 32 config is missing please run the origianl installation CD to try to recover it". I did as told and nothing. Then I tried using my old Memory card with one of the new ones and the computer would shut down. I then tried to just use on of the new memory cards and the computer would boot, but the screen would not work. I am at my wits' end here and I could really use some suggestions.

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did u replace the video card with the same kind of model ? i guess yes ... when system starts hit the f8 key and than go in to safe mode ... mouse wont work so use arrow on the keyboard .. and in the safe mode just log in to admin account if available or login to ur account and see if that still happens .. and if it doesnt ... remove the drivers for the graphic card from add and remove programs and restart the system and go in the normal mode and than install the drivers again ... and if the display disappears in the safe mode or u have install a different graphic card than ... reseat the memory cards and that should resolve the issue .... if that doesnt work out when the system starts hit f1 and stay on the BIOS screen for 30 mins if the system doesnt loose display than u need to reinstall OS ... that will surely work out ... the resolutions given above if u follow them correctly u will have a working system in no time

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Please check for the cables coming into the motherboard from the power supply. Also try and check for any loose cables.

If that doesn't help then please get your power supply changed as its faulty.

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Yes Thomas, You can install a video card such as nvidia 9000 series.... That will definiely increase the performance of the computer.

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The motherboard can support 1GB of memory, Window XP can manage up to 2GB fairly good maybe more with other setting applied. I would recommend using two 512 memory chips to fill the slots to prevent any memory conflict issues.

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