Having problems with your Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop ?

Dell 2400 ram upgrade problem

\015 I tried to upgrade my dell dimension 2400 ram, i had 512 mb works perfectly, i bought a compatible 1gb stick and installed, reboot the pc will not boot. first thing that happens is my dvd rom and burner lights come on then the pc shuts down, and tries to restart. but it just keeps running can't even get to setup screen will not boot to windows.ram works in another cpu. with no problems any help would be appreciated.\015

Answers :

RAM can be finicky so first test all memory slots with a known good stick (your 512MB). Make sure you're starting from a complete power down and you get a POST beep (hopefully your system is set up to beep when it powers on) and everything loads up all the way through to your OS.

Once you do that with all your memory slots test with the new stick by itself in all memory slots. If neither of the memory slots work with the new stick but you verify that it works in another system you should then check your BIOS settings and RAM timings to ensure compatibility with your stick. If you can't find the timing on the RAM stick itself, look up the manufacturer's part number for the information.

Good luck!
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