Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook ?

I just installed RAM into my dell inspirion 6000 and had the caps lock and mum lock lights flash then the computer shuts off. I read the manual and I did install the RAM properly (removing the battery first and installing DDRA first) Computer was working fine before (just had some trouble with multitasking - thus the new RAM) and it is 2 years old.RAM purchased was the correct type


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Please provide everything on the sticker of the memory. When you bought the RAM, was it a pair or did you buy individual sticks? Your system can only support a maximum of 2 GB of PC5300 DDR2 RAM, split over two 1 GB sticks of RAM per slot. If you have tried exceeding this, it will not work, and even if it were to, it would eventually cause irreparable damage to your system.

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