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I am trying to install two 1gb ddr pc2-4200u ram into my Dell Dimension E310 desktop. I currently have two slots, I removed the original 256mb stick to make room for my two 1gb sticks. When I boot the computer after correctly installing the two new sticks, the montier is all scrambled in various colors and I can barely make out a message that says something along the lines of "Decompilation not prohibited". When I remove the two new 1gb sticks and replace it with the original it works fine. HELP! I've also tried just using one of the new 1gb sticks and it still has the same problem.

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Hi,
I belive the problem is caused due to non compatible memory being installed . According the Dell documentation the memory specification is as under

333- and 400-MHz DDR SDRAM
1Gb Non-ECC on each slot.

Just check the speed of the memory you are trying to connect.

Dell Documentation


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