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Hp xg836 updated memory and system does not turn on, entered setup and shows the new 256 memory in bank one and two total 512.. system does not want to start. When i remove one bank and install the original 64 that the computer came with and it works... what am i doing wrong..


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Probably wrong buss speed or memory configuration. may need to have HP specific RAM. the older machines can be rather picky about 'proprietary' Ram configuration. have an older Compaq laptop that accepts (it fits in the slot), from a Dell laptop, but doesn't like it!
Boot-up shows it as extra Ram, but shut down gives me weird vertical colored bars and i have to shut down manually. you may want go online, if you can, and order HP upgrade Ram for your desktop. perhaps you should replace your system with a newer desktop! sounds rather old to me! no offense- we make do with what we have! my first computer was a commodore vic20- 1981! then a c64- much better for the time-1982- then a c126- 1984. then Dos 1.0, Dos 2.0 Dos 3.0 Dos 6.6 windows 96, etc. even had Pong, Atari, NES (love dragon warrior 4) now p4 toshiba satellite-keyboard sucks!!. laptop. my wife has a desktop 3.2 G CPU 2G Ram .at least i'm portable!
So, consider an upgrade. check E-bay, or Craigslist.com.
what OS are you running? Win98? 2000? ME?
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