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[Memory] new ram wont work..cant boot after installing

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September 13, 2009 4:05:45 PM

I have just ungraded new ram (2g, 2x1g) into my 3 year old computer. But when i try to boot the computer, nothing happens. Nothing shows up on the screen, but the computer is running, and theres this beeping sound. I put my old ram in, and it works perfectly. I have tried to mix up the rams, all kinds of things, but nothing seems to happen.

system:

computer: dell vestro 200

cpu:1.80 gigahertz Intel Core Duo
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache

motherboard: Dell Inc. 0CU409

RAM(before):1g(2x.5g)

graphics: geforce 9500(recently upgraded)
September 13, 2009 4:30:15 PM

have u default the bios, may be u just take out the battery and try install the new ram,by theway what the type new RAm using.
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September 13, 2009 6:02:38 PM

Looks like you have RAM above 1.8v. Dell PCs will usually not work with anything higher than 1.8v.
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September 13, 2009 11:59:12 PM

its a corsair i picked up from bestbuy...nothin special
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September 13, 2009 11:59:37 PM

im nt a computer guy or anythin..
but wuts 1.8v
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