Having problems with your Acer Aspire™ T180 PC Desktop ?

Trouble after RAM upgrade

\015 I just bought 2x 1GB RAM modules (corsair brand, 667 mhz) for use in my stock Acer Aspire AST180-UD440A. It came with 2x 512MB modules and has 4 slots. At first I installed the new RAM in the empty slots, but when I turned the machine on, it would take forever to run basic applications like Control Panel and Windows Explorer. I took the 2 512's out and placed the 2 1Gig's in the first two slots, same problem. I've tried other variations as well with no luck. I'm running Vista Home Premium and am currently in safe mode. A solution would be appreciated!\015

Answers :

Sounds more like a compatibility issue with the new ram. Take it or send it back and get a different brand. Or better yet was it running bad to begin with, before them ram upgrade? If so you prolly loaded down with adware and spyware, possibly even a virus. I would suggest doing some good maintenance if thats the case.
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