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PM8M3-V I installed a new gig stick of ram, now my pc wont start. It turns on, but does not boot, or start the monitor

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  • Krickit222 May 29, 2008

    yes, both sticks reseated, 1gig 333, 512 333

  • Eric Smale
    Eric Smale May 11, 2010

    Please tell me your memory type that you are installing in the motherboard. Please be specific and detailed. This will help me try to sort out your problem. Also, have you removed the memory module are reseated it?

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Perhaps the RAM does not like to coexist. I assume they are from different manufacturers. As mentioned already, try the modules by themselves to rule out faulty RAM or incompatibility.

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Have you checked with one module at a time to rule out faulty RAM?

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