Having problems with your Dell Dimension 8300 PC Desktop ?

I BOUGHT CHEAP RAM, EBAY, DELL DIMENSION 8300 HUMMING

\015 HELLO, I BOUGHT FOUR STICKS OF CHEAP RAM ON EBAY FOR MY BELOVED DELL DIMENSION 8300, WELL,MY COMPUTER STARTED HUMMING BAD, I TOOK OUT THREE STICKS AND LEFT ONE IN AND TURNED THE COMPUTER ON AND IT HUMMED AGAIN, SO, MY BROTHER LOANED ME A DELL DIMENSION 4400, SLOW AS A SLUG, I PUT MY HARD DRIVE IN IT AND THE HARD DRIVE WORKED, WELL, THE 4400 DIED AFTER ONE MONTH, I WANT MY 8300 BACK INTO GREAT PERFORMANCE CONDICTION, HOW CAN WE MAKE IT HAPPEN ? I CAN DO THE WORK MYSELF, I JUST CANNOT LET MY 8300 GO OUT LIKE THIS, PLEASE HELP ME, OH, I LEARNED MY LESSON ON CHEAP RAM,IF WITH YOUR HELP AND WE BRING MY 8300 BACK FROM THE DEATH I WILL PUT THE BEST RAM IN, CRUICAL, THANK YOU, BOBBY\015

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This system supports ECC and non-ECC Rambus modules. ECC and non-ECC\015\012modules can be mixed but ECC feature will be disabled. Modules must be\015\012installed in pairs. multiple modules - PC800 the max is 2 GBs
systems tool...run disc clean up...put a check mark in every box, you don' need anything there as it is all copies you have elsewhere...
then defraggment also in system tools.
If you really feel like making that ole girl hum, do a complete reinstall using the latest drivers from the dell site. If you use your service tag number it will select the better drivers for your application.
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=DIM_PNT_P4_8100&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=
go to this page for drivers (above) select your operating system (2000-ME-XP-Vista).
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