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i was having trouble when installing windows on my computer and had to muse 1 stick of ram now when i try 2 sticks it doesnt work

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i was having trouble when installing windows on my computer and had to muse 1 stick of ram now when i try 2 sticks it doesn't work

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1 minute ago, egoon1 said:

i was having trouble when installing windows on my computer and had to muse 1 stick of ram now when i try 2 sticks it doesn't work

Are they the same speed? Did you put them in the recommended slots in the MB's manual?

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One stick might be defective. Try the stick that doesn't seem to be working alone and see what happens. If it still doesn't work, you might want to return the kit.


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Does your motherboard have 4 slots?  What motherboard is it?


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1 minute ago, egoon1 said:

i have also tried both sticks they both work

 

Can you get into BIOS when both are in? Does it report 16GB?

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Just now, egoon1 said:

i have also tried both sticks they both work

 

Remember to quote or tag us so we can see your replies

 

Must be a motherboard problem then. What slots are you putting the ram in? Maybe the motherboard is defective and it might need returning.


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Just now, egoon1 said:

i am using 2 and 4

 

Can you tell us what the problem is when you try to use 2 sticks and boot to Windows?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

it would get to the installing face and either an error would show up saying you need to restart or blue screen of death

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5 minutes ago, egoon1 said:

it would get to the installing face and either an error would show up saying you need to restart or blue screen of death

hmm, any way you can make a note of the bluescreen and/or error? If we could know the STOP CODE from the bluescreen it would help a lot.

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Coming up with a memory error on the blue screen ? 


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