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"PC manufacturer's max memory may differ" HELP!

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November 6, 2007 5:45:20 PM

Heres my http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?docname=c00039164&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN
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The mobo claims it can handle 2GB, but manu. specs says only 1GB... Can I bypass this?

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November 6, 2007 9:35:27 PM

Found this on the mobo specs, "Maximum Memory 2 GB (PC manufacturer's maximum memory may differ) Looks like HP detuned it
November 7, 2007 1:12:20 PM

Can I somehow bypass this??
November 7, 2007 3:17:08 PM

About the only thing that would change mobo settings would be if HP had a BIOS upgrade that would change this. I'm guessing that HP put on this restrictions so they could sell a similar model for more money. Quite honestly, given how old that machine is, I wouldn't put any money in it and would be very careful updating the BIOS. Once a machine gets so old, if it runs, you're best off leaving it as is. The old if it aint' broke, don't fix it rule applies
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