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Memory Install Problem. I have just tried installing an extra memory module to my HP Compaq V3000. Was 512K, tried adding 2G. The laptop stopped responding and now won't boot at all even when I removed the extra memory module. It doesn't even show the POST but does flash the power led and signal 4 beeps as some error code. There is no reference to error codes in the manual and no reset pinhole for BIOS. Any suggestions? Dutchie140


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Hi four short beep codes generally means faulty ram in the first position. If the old RAM was working fine, then try using it in the other slot and see what happens. You may have damaged a pin installing the RAM, if it works in the other slot, remove it and inspect the damaged slot with a magnifying glass and see if you can spot a bent or missing pin.
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