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XP memory upgrade will not boot after install 2gb max ram

Tried to upgrade ram from 512 to 2gb max allowed for xp home edition-after install several times same thing occurs--system will not boot ? Please Help Thank You mjy899 ALSO when turned on system makes 7 buzzing sounds in a row ?
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  1. could be wrong ram spec!
  2. computer details would help!
  3. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    computer details would help!

    I have a Dell Dimension 8200 with Windows XP Home Edition Version 5.1.2600 with Service Pack 3.0 CPU Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.26GHz CPU ID x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 4 512 KB Motherboard Dimension 8200 Bios P13 Do You need More Detail? Thank Yoy mjy899
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  5. what are the ram stick specs?
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    Dell Dimension 8200 (533MHz FSB) Memory



    YOU NEED TO USE MEMORY FROM THE 533 MHZ FSB BECAUSE OF YOUR CPU!

    PC800 ECC/Non-ECC RDRAM RIMMs. (2.1gz and above 8200 machines choose 8200 533FSB memory). Make sure to have latest bios updates installed.

    Here is the specs for the ram you need below!

    Dell Dimension 8200 (533MHz FSB) Specification
    Memory Type: Rambus RDRAM
    Memory Speed: PC800
    Chipset: Intel i850E
    Memory Type: Non-ECC Non-Registered, ECC Non-Registered,
    Memory Slot(s): 4
    Max. Memory Per System: 2048MB (2GB)
    Max. Memory Per Slot: 512MB
    Install Memory in Pairs: Require to install in pairs

    If this helps vote best answer!
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