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memory stick issue -- PLEASE HELP!


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maudin8

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I have XP home edition. i recently installed two 1 gig ddram sticks into my e-machine and now recieve this error. any help would be appreciated! :whistling:




Windows XMS Driver Version 3.95
Extended Memory Specification (XMS) Version 3.0
Copyright 1988-1995 Microsoft Corp.
$
Shadow RAM disabled.$<
WARNING: Shadow RAM disable not supported on this system.$7
WARNING: Shadow RAM is in use and can"t be disabled.$3
ERROR: HIMEM.SYS requires MS-DOS 3.00 or higher.$:
ERROR: An Extended Memory Manager is already installed.$4
ERROR: HIMEM.SYS requires an 80x86-based machine.$1
ERROR: No available extended memory was found.$%
ERROR: Unable to control A20 line!$3
ERROR: VDISK memory allocator already installed.$(
 XMS Driver not installed.

$
$$ extended memory handles available.$
Minimum HMA size set to $K.$
Installed A20 handler number $.$"
Installed external A20 handler.$8
WARNING: The High Memory Area (HMA) is unavailable.
$/
WARNING: The A20 Line was already enabled.
$'
WARNING: Invalid parameter ignored: $/
64K High Memory Area (HMA) is available.

$&
HIMEM is testing extended memory...$done.
$B
ERROR: HIMEM.SYS has detected unreliable XMS memory at address $5To continue starting your computer, press ENTER.

(that was located in my himem.sys)

Windows XMS Driver Version 3.95
Extended Memory Specification (XMS) Version 3.0
Error: Himem.sys has detected unreliable XMS memory at address 0125790E
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what is the make and model and full specs on the ram you got?
do you know what motherboard make and model you h ave?
what model emachines is this? (you probably bought the wrong ram)
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Hello and thanks for offering your help!

Motherboard is mbk7mne64/1.1a
e-machines w series w3052
memory is samsung 1GB 2Rx8Pc2 4200-444-12-e3

this memory seems to work, the system boots up and everything, but I keep getting this error message from my previous post.
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there's your problem...your motherboard supports DDR memory...you bought DDR2

memory is samsung 1GB 2Rx8Pc2 4200-444-12-e3

...in fact you got ddr2 pc2 4200 ram

http://www.crucial.c...p...2&submit=Go there's what crucial says you can have in the system.. gonna see if i can find a manual for your board to ensure this
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do you know who manufactured the motherboard?
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http://www.emachines...amp;model=W3052 actually..there's the specs for your machine...clearly says DDR...not DDR2
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Thanks for your help. :whistling:
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