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Bios auto recovering problem

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December 23, 2010 9:31:32 PM

Hello, had 1gb ram on my pc. I tried to add two 512mb ddr 400mhz sticks to increase my ram. It works fine when I add one 512mb stick, but when I add the second stick it comes up with bios auto recovering problem and PC turns off. Do I need to update my BIOS as the motherboard can't seem to handke 4 sticks of 512mb of ram, can only handle 3 sticks.
December 24, 2010 2:44:47 AM

check the manual for memory pairing.

some MOBOs pair 1+3 and 2+4, some 1+2 and 3+4.

also make sure the slots are dirt free
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