Comp wont boot with new memory

Hello,
I have a P5k Deluxe/wifi app mb with a Q9550 processor. I am running xp 32bit. I webnt to upgrade ram from 1.5 gig 667 to 8 gig(4x2)khx8500d2t1k2/4g System will not boot with any or all of the new ram. Only the fan comes on. Any thoughts?
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  1. OK mikeanzal,

    U have a x32 bit windows, that will recognize only ~3.25GB of RAM.
  2. But tell me, is all that RAM same model?


    Post info ...
  3. Right, I have to upgrade to windows 7 if i want to recognize all 8 gig of ram but It wont even boot with (1) 2 gig stick. I dont want to buy the new os until i know if it will even work
  4. Yes all mem is kingston hyperx khx8500
  5. nikorr said:
    But tell me, is all that RAM same model?


    Post info ...

    Yes
  6. Can u reset the BIOS?
    Reset the CMOS memory the right way as is described in the motherboard manual using the clear CMOS link with the power cord unplugged.
    How To Clear CMOS @ http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixtheproblem/tp/clearcmos.htm
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