Problem adding additional memory

  lenjam 16:38 PM 27 Oct 11

I have just added an additional 2GB of memory (DDR2) to bring up to 4GB Operation was simple enough ie - added 2 x 1GB to available slots When I reboot it 'freezes' at the opening motherboard 'splash' screen. DEL & TAB to run setup and bios on this screen is also frozen


New Memory -Corsair xms2 (2x1GB) Motherboard - ASUS P5B Win 7 Home edition

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:41 PM 27 Oct 11

Remove one stick at a time and see if it works to trace which stick is faulty.

You may also find a simple remove nd refit solves the problem if it is not fully seated the first time.

  csqwared 19:12 PM 27 Oct 11

The other thing that sometimes helps, dunno why, is to swop the sticks between the two slots.


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