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Cant launch xp after installing an ekstra ram

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September 3, 2010 3:57:39 PM

i installed xp on a computer with 2gb ram
and after that i stabbed in another 2gb ram the computer wont start xp
it either goes bluescreen for a few seconds or just restarts after loading

i guess its something i must fix in the bios considering im certain i

power supply 480w
motherboard: p5b-vm
cpu: 2.8 intel dual core socket 755
harddisk: western digital 320gb
ram: corsair 800mhz 2048mb
5-5-5-18 xms2-6400
dvdrom:some random thing from a 4yr old pc
a c 163 } Memory
September 3, 2010 5:00:05 PM

Install only the new RAM stick and try to turn on the rig.
September 3, 2010 8:38:53 PM

seems like the it does not work at all :( 
and i put back the other one and now that one doesnt work either
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a c 163 } Memory
September 4, 2010 3:37:08 AM

Reset the BIOS install the old one and RMA the new for change.
September 4, 2010 12:00:52 PM

hm the ram sems to be working fine when i reinstall xp 64
September 4, 2010 1:07:20 PM

this is ridicules i format install xp with 2gb ram and the finish install and turn off pc and input second piece of ram now it works fine only that i have 2.75 gb ram
nothing is wrong with the piece of ram some sort of setting i have to mess with