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February 20, 2011 8:57:10 PM

I removed the memory sticks and now when I try to put them back the computer beeps. This is my son's computer and I need to fix it soon.I did not look at the memory sicks before I removed them so I am unsure if they are in the right location. One memory sick is a Samsung DDR 256mb. The other is a kingston KVR. KVR333/256R. The computer is a HP Pavilion A1200e. Thank you so much for your help! :hello: 

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February 20, 2011 9:13:04 PM

Will the computer start with just 1 stick?
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February 20, 2011 9:21:24 PM

Doesn't that motherboard only have 2 RAM slots?
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February 20, 2011 10:03:35 PM

It starts up regardless, it just beeps when it is on.There are 4 slots 2 blue 2 black. the monitor does not receive any output like it usually does. The fans start along with the but power light.
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February 20, 2011 10:33:08 PM

Did you test each RAM stick individually?
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February 20, 2011 11:44:23 PM

WR2 said:
Did you test each RAM stick individually?


Yes, the Kingston, when plugged in, does not beep. The samsung stick makes it beep regardless where I plug it in. The kingston stick does not look like a normal ram stick.
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