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by VAPCMD / July 5, 2008 1:38 AM PDT In reply to: System Specs Many of the manuals I've looked at recommend matched pairs of DIMMs in the designated DIMM slots Hold down the power button for 30 seconds. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Update! After about 5 minutes it gives me the message:Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automaticallySend InformationDon't SendI click Don't Send and it saysClick Finish to exit and shut down your computer. Check This Out

They had the tech look at it and he got back to me 5 min later telling me it should work but it's not. Over the years I have changed RAMs on multiple desktops without any issues, this is the first time I have encountered a problem where the BIOS detects the RAM and boots Now bios sees the ram 768mb. any other way to contact hp? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/240474-45-boot-upgrade

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Your BIOS looks out of date. Any Ideas what I could do. Dell does that a lot. I tried to find where to set it in BIOS but I see no option to do it.

So, back to the computer store tomorrow, to see if I can exchange the memory. Part of the POST is to check the system RAM and this part of the boot process goes ahead smoothly. Some XenForo functionality crafted by ThemeHouse. I went ahead and put a 2nd stick of RAM and then booted the system back up at 1.78V.

Over the years I have changed RAMs on multiple desktops without any issues, this is the first time I have encountered a problem where the BIOS detects the RAM and boots You could also try the HP Support Forums. –harrymc Feb 11 '14 at 10:01 | show 6 more comments up vote 1 down vote accepted Ok, this fix was originally suggested is there still a chance that it just won't work unless this 4Gb stick is paired with an exact match? page Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

Do you want to restore your coomputer using System Restore?When I click Restore it goes intoAttempting Repairs ... Toughpower 700 Watt Power supplyAn ATI chipset Video Card with 512MB Memory (Don't have the exact brand name off hand, but I can provide it if needed.)Samsung SH-S203N DVD/CD BurnerRunning XP up vote 2 down vote favorite I replaced my RAM today. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

  1. hockey97August 25th, 2009, 08:01 PMya, my dad cleaned it for me.
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  3. The version I currently have has a date of 3/4/08.Also, where do you find the list of specific RAM that works with the motherboard?
  4. If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer.

Have memtest running for some while. have a peek at these guys It says my system has 2.5 GB installed, one 0.5GB and one 2GB in dual asymmetric channel mode. Yes No I don't know View Results Poll Finishes In 3 Days.Discuss in The LoungePoll History About Us | Advertising Info | Privacy Policy | Terms Of Use and Sale | With 32-bit Windows 3 GB of RAM is more than enough for me.

Then the third would show 768mb but when I try to boot any os even ubuntu I get a booting error. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-sp3-boot-problem.html The bios update says for systems with AMD processors. If there was a problem with a RAM stick or there was an incompatibility with the RAM timings or anything, POST would have failed. He's way under volted and needs to test all the RAM thoroughly.Re the BIOS....he's only two BIOS versions behind ...and both have been since March 08.

Latest bios.2. Well I have never bought whole PC. –Cerberus Dec 21 '10 at 20:38 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote They replaced it and gave me 2 1GB ddr2-800 ram Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - You're probably right .... http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/fix-windows-xp-boot.html Browse other questions tagged windows-xp windows-vista memory bsod or ask your own question.

rrrh1 (arch1) Last edited: Aug 7, 2015 rrrh1, Aug 7, 2015 #13 Rolo42 Registered Member Joined: Jan 22, 2012 Posts: 569 Location: USA rrrh1 said: ↑ I was just making Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. So my problem was that it that the ram was lose for some reason.

I let it hang for fiften minutes to see if it was just attempting to start, but no go.Then I tried the new 4Gb with the old original 2Gb to see

I took the computer and put it in the bathroon table. See if that solves the problem. I even changed ram for laptops and those mini computers. It took me a lousy 5 days to get here.

I still put pressure. The first time when I encountered the blue screen, I rebooted and then entered the BIOS. I appreciate the help anyways.Cheers! navigate here Report • #8 Fingers October 11, 2013 at 17:48:23 Look at www.newegg.com for computer components, good quality, good prices, quick shipping.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you

Have you bought some special overclocking-modules? You can always change them later, unless you can return the one and pay the difference.If you need to, you can go to a memory mfg's site like www.crucial.com and let Then the computer reboots by itself. If they won't work with my PC I will sell them and plan to buy a new computer altogether...

I did not take a pic of the error screen but found the following graphic from the web, my error message was identical, but probably with a different error code. If you want me to work out the right settings for you, update your question with the full specifications (or model numbers) for every stick of RAM in your machine. (You Even thought those clips where their holding the ram in. I will try the steps you mentioned on Friday and report back.

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I already answered that: device ROM and I/O memory allocation Rolo42, Aug 6, 2015 #10 zfactor Registered Member Joined: Mar 10, 2005 Posts: 6,003 Location: on my zx10-r rrrh1 said: I this case I may exchange the RAM with my friends. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Is their anything I should look at like the ram slot pins?

Proffitt Forum moderator / July 6, 2008 10:39 AM PDT In reply to: You're probably right .... Raza0007 said: ↑ This is what is puzzling me, why would Windows have any thing to do with the addition of a RAM stick?Click to expand... if so then there is an issue with the different ram not being compatible with the other ones. I am using 1 old 256mb ram and 2 new ones.

No, create an account now. I'm unsure of this as nothing is overclocked on my machine.