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I have an older Gateway pc with Bios version 4w4boxo.15a.0017.p12. I added a 512mb of RAM, and when I attempt to boot up I get an error message that says; Error Code 0232: Extended RAM failed at offset: 1B. What do I need to do to fix the situation ? Thanksin advance... Ed

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I am trying to remember that computer but in most Gateway computers you have to have equal values of ram in the two ports and both must be occupied . I/e two 256 mb.Good luck... Be mucho blessed...Mark

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