Can anyone please help, I have just bought a Kingston 1GB DDRAM mem module to upgrade from 512MB. However, although my BIOS (Award-Phoenix) recognises that my RAM is now 1GB, my PC would not boot after the first XP Windows screen before you get to the log on screen. After this point my screen stayed blank. The specs of my motherboard say it can take up to 2GB at 400MHz. I also have a spare PC, same specs but with AMI BIOS and the same thing happens on that. The only information I can find is that a 2 slot RAM motherboard is more efficient if both slots are used. Could this be the problem, and just use 2 512MB RAM modules instead of a single 1GB module? I just don't know. Any advice will be much appreciated, thanx.
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Well, you state it is DDR memory, is it DDR or DDR2? Do you know if it's ECC Registered?
A general rule of thumb (to avoid issues) is to always update your RAM with 2 sticks at a time.
Most of the newer motherboards require ECC memory, which …
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