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New RAM, computer stays on intel screen and occasionally continually beeps

Hi I have just bought 2GB of RAM for my motherboard. It is two 1GB sticks. When I insert the new RAM and start up the computer one of two things happen. Either it stays on the intel screen and nothing works or it gets stuck on the intel screen and does many, many, many long continuous beeps. I have tried refitting the RAM, changing BIOS settings and putting in one stick of 1GB and trying it by itself. The new RAM is a Micron and the according to the official intel website and crucial.com, it should work. Here is the RAM's description: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MICRON-2GB-PC3200-400Mhz-DDR-RAM-2-x-1GB-GB-Go-DDR400_W0QQitemZ350055920025QQihZ022QQcategoryZ172QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem I hope you can help
Deez Khara

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  • DeezKelb May 05, 2008

    Hi,
    Thanks for trying to help, mind you I will try your methods, but I thought I posted this into the Intel D101GGC motherboard section, since it's the motherboard I have. I don't have an Asus. If you know any solutions for the Intel D101GGC motherboard please tell me.


    Thanks


    DeezKelb

  • DeezKelb May 06, 2008

    Hi
    I just checked the products specifications and it says
    'SPD support' as one of its specs. Think you can help?
    Thanks


    Deez Khara

  • DeezKelb May 06, 2008

    Hi again
    I tried refitting the RAM six times now, but now it doesn't beep. Instead it just gets stuck at the 'intel' startup screen. This is the first screen I see when I turn my PC on, meaning once I have placed the new RAM I can't get past the 'intel' screen, so I am unable to run the memtest86 with the new RAM in. I hope you can help since I have no idea what to do.


    Thanks


    Deez Khara

  • DeezKelb May 07, 2008

    Hi 


    I have given up now. I have tried so many things to get this working. No luck :(  I did buy this from ebay and my guess is he supplied me with a RAM different from what he specified. I'm going to return the RAM and get it from crucial, since I can trust them.


    Thanks for trying


    Deez Khara

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Hi DeezKelb, The continous beeps you are hearing is the Award bios telling you the memory is not seated correctly. Please remove the memory & re-seat the two DIMMS.
See Award bios beep codes, click on this link.
http://www.bioscentral.com/beepcodes/awardbeep.htm

If the beeping continues. Either boot into the bios & reset from there or reset the bios by moving cmos/bios jumper page 1-16 in you're user manual to clear/reset the bios. (Remember to set the jumper back to default). Boot the PC & enter bios to setup you're prefered settings.
If you're board still continues to beep download a free program called Memest86 & run the software which will test you're memory. http://www.memtest.org/ Scroll down the page till you are under the three Screenshots. Listed there is ** Memtest86+ V2.01 (21/02/2008) ** typed in red.
You have a choice of downloading software to creat either a bootable floppy disk or a bootable CD disk.
.
Bootable floppy; Download - Pre-Compiled package for Floppy (DOS - Win)

Bootable CD; Download - Pre-Compiled Bootable ISO (.zip)
You're Asus board can only run up to 2GB Max memory.
Main download web site for ASUS P4V8X-X.
http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?modelname=P4V8X-X&SLanguage=en-us

Good Luck!
Have more questions, feel free to ask.

Mike



Posted on May 04, 2008

  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso May 06, 2008

    Hi DeezKelb,

    My bad! Sorry about posting the information with regards to the Asus board. (Researching one too many manuals at a time).

    You're Intel board still uses the Award bios. The beep error's still apply. The Intel board (D101GGC) requires you're memory to be, (Serial Presence Detect),(SPD). As noted at Intel's link below. Look under, System Memory Features.

    http://www.intel.com/support/motherboard...

    Searching the memory you bought I did not find it to be SPD compliant. This could be nothing at all to worry about & the reason I'm posting about it is because Intel requires the memory to be so.

    All in all, I still suggest you run the memtest86+ program to be safe.



    Mike



  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso May 07, 2008

    Hay Deez, did you buy this memory from ebay? You are having too much trouble with this memory. Do you still have you're old memory? If yes, install the old memory. Does the board work?

    Rule of thumb, if you add new memory & system fails to boot. Something not right. Put in old RAM & system does boot. New memory not good. If you bought from ebay did it come with a waranty?

    There is nothing I can think of to (make) the memory run in you're board. The boards bios does not lie. You got beep code's that says memory not seated corretly. You reseated lots of times. My guess is the memory is bad.



    Mike

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