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Solved: correct memory doesn't show

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Aegis1, Mar 13, 2007.

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  1. Aegis1

    Aegis1 Thread Starter

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    I just added a Kingston 256MB Pc100/Pc133 SDRAM to my computer XP. I had a 128 so question why does ram not show that I have 384 of ram. It shows only 256. :confused:
     
  2. gurutech

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    I'm assuming you didn't take out the old 128 chip...

    Try switching the memory around (put hte 256 in the slot the 128 is in now, and put the 128 in the "new" slot.

    If that doesn't work, verify the 256 is actually 256 - I've run across mis-labelled memory before.

    If it says 256 on it, then take it back to the store, it may be defective.... Kingston should have a lifetime warranty.
     
  3. Aegis1

    Aegis1 Thread Starter

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    thanks for the tip I try it and let you know
     
  4. Aegis1

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    I switched the cards around and still only show 256MB sticker on card states its a 256 any other way to determine which size it is??
     
  5. Augie65

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    Take the old 128MB stick out and see what shows with just the new memory in the slot.
     
  6. Aegis1

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    Problem solved the 256 was defected took back to store
     
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