Having problems with your Gateway GT4024 PC Desktop ?

Tried to install a second 1GB RAM memory but the system doesn't start.


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Some facts about memory. Newer machines seem to favor matched ram. This means you want to buy memory from the same manufacturer with the same specifications. It used to be in the old days that ram was pretty much ram. It didnt seem to be all that picky about being matched and maybe that was because most of the ram timings were standardized? There were exceptions of course but today there are many more options in speed/timings available from ram manufacturers.

Some things you might like to try. Make sure the ram is for your pc and remove the old ram entirely and put in the new RAM. Does the pc work? If it does and If you have the manual for the computer or motherboard, see if there is a certain slot for slower ram. Or trying moving the new ram to other slots.
If the new ram does not work by itself when you remove the old RAM entirely then the memory you got could be bad for whatever reason. Remember this stuff is pretty sensitive to static and other stray electrical currents.
What I do for customers that want more ram is I replace ALL of the ram with a matched set of memory they want. This minimizes returns and sometimes odd behaviors that are hard to track down.

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