Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv9000z Notebook ?

How do I reset the memory? in Pavillion Laptop . Laptop was making crackling noises and in search or password would fill with 5's and would not let me search. After several attempts installed System Mechanic now my computer will not start up at all. It says to put in the recovery disk. I called HP and they suggested I reset the memory but didn't tell me how to do it.


Answers :

They mean reseat your memory RAM module/s.
\015\012Remove the RAM modules and insert them again. If it is still a problem the RAM maybe its faulty, take them to your friendly computer shop and get them to test the RAM modile/s for you.
Before doing this you should ideally use an earthing wristband as you could damage components inside the laptop with static electricity.\015\012
underneath your laptop there are a number of panels with screws in. The memory is usually in the middle somewhere and the panel will usually just have two screws in.\015\012
\015\012remove the screws and keep them safe then carefully remove the panel.\015\012
\015\012most memory modules are held in place with spring clips, gently pry open the springclips and the module(s) should pop up. remove and re-insert the module(s) ensuring they are pushed firmly home and retained by the spring clips one again.\015\012
\015\012replace the cover and that should be that job done.
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