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just installed 2 new ram chips turned cpu on and it started to bleep constantly ive checked to make

Posted by: stuart h.      9 Dec 2007 @ 22:04
just installed 2 new ram chips turned cpu on and it started to bleep constantly ive checked to make

just installed 2 new ram chips turned cpu on and it started to bleep constantly ive checked to make sure they are the right ones they are for pc100 help!!!

Reply by: Alan B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Cambridge, CB22      10 Dec 2007 @ 13:03
RE: just installed 2 new ram chips turned cpu on and it started to bleep constantly ive checked to make

1) Remove the two new RAM modules (and if necessary replace your old one). Does the computer now work?
2) Install one new RAM module. Does the computer work?
3) Remove the new RAM module and install the other one in its place. Does the computer work?

If you answered No to question 1 then check the memory is seated properly. If you still cannot get the computer to work, consult a professional.
If you answered Yes to question 1 and Yes to one of questions 2 and 3 then it seems likely that one of your new memory modules is faulty. If both modules worked on their own, check your BIOS settings then try again with both. If neither new RAM module worked on its own then either they are both faulty or they are not the correct specification.

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Reply by: Gary S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Plymouth, PL2      17 Apr 2008 @ 10:56
RE: just installed 2 new ram chips turned cpu on and it started to bleep constantly ive checked to make

Hi Stuart,

Alan suggestions are good. Also, not all RAM will work in all motherboards even if the RAM does match the specification. I would advise you to first check that the RAM is a match for your motherboard. You can normally do this at the RAM manurfacturers web site.

For example if your RAM is made by Crucial you can check their compatibility list here :

http://www.crucial.com/uk/

If the memory does not match your motherboard. Take it back and get some that does.

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