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Memory compatability issue (and USB ports not functioning)

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I recently bought memory to upgrade my Dell Dimension Desktop. The memory I bought can be viewed here:


Unless I am missing something I thought I purchased the correct memory. I tried just installing one stick of RAM in slot 1 (then later just 1 stick in slot 3), and that did not work either. I then tried to install one stick of the new RAM with my old RAM (which is 2-256mb sticks), that did not work either. I tested the new RAM out in another PC and it does work.

After all this I reverted back to my old configuration of 512mb (2-256mb sticks). Now none of the 5 usb ports on the back of my PC work. There is no problems with them according to the device manager. The devides I try to use on them do not power up at all. The 2 usb ports on the front of my PC do work fine though.

Any help with either of these issues would be greatly appreciated. I attached a copy of the WinAudit I ran on my PC.


I have removed your WinAudit report because it contained enough security info to allow a 2 year old to hack into your system. I have however, edited out those parts & re-posted the revised report for you. Samm

Attached File  DAVIDDESKTOP2.txt   241.34KB   65 downloads

Edited by Samm, 09 April 2006 - 05:55 PM.

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