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Restart after adding memory


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boeaux

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Hi I don't know if I should be posting this here so I hope this is ok. I have a computer that is not mine but I am working on it. Its a Dell 8200 with windows XP. I just added more memory to it going from 128 to 384 however with the 384 the computer keeps restarting. I took out the 128 and left the 256 and ran it for two days with it only restarting once. As soon as I put the 128 which was the original memory it again begains to restart. Any ideas? Thanks
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emery

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Is the 256 stick the same speed as the 128 ?
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wannabe1

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Hi boeaux...

It sounds like the memory modules are conflicting with one another. I'd replace the 128MB with another 256MB of the same type and brand as the current 256MB...but that's me... :whistling:

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