Having problems with your Dell Dimension 4300 PC Desktop ?

Im trying to add memory to my dell dim, 4300 desktop!!

\015 Hello all !! please help im trying to add memory to my dell dim,4300 desktop,but when i adding card a and b lights up amber on the th back of pc along with annoying beeps.i tried a couple diffrent ways but still same beeping and lights.i had 256mb memory installed,and trying to install 2 samsung pc133r-333-542-b2 cards that were purchased from ebay,but im wondering if they are bad modules or wrong all together for my system.any help will be great! thanks in advance\015

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Hmmm...im not sure that u need a bios update. If the bios cant recognize them it should show the size of your old stick. I think by the descripstion you giving here, that the sticks you bough are bad, you can either take them to a pc-store and have them tested or download a program called MEMTEST and run and test them yourself.
\015\012My guess is that you bought bad sticks M8
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\015\012Good luck
\015\012Nic
That should work without any problems since the chips are 256. You can either try a bios update or clearing the cmos before trying to boot.

Let me know what happens after you try the above.


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