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#1 pimpologist


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Posted 25 December 2007 - 10:26 PM

I have a HP a1213w and it came with 512 mb of RAM, i took 256 mb stick of RAM out of my old HP and put in in my new 1......i think im doing the math right and that come out to 768, but in "System" on my control panel it says i only have 640 mb of ram......is this right?...is it not reading it right?....or is the math suppose to be done differently?

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Posted 25 December 2007 - 10:37 PM

If your computer has onboard video and it has 128MB allocated for it, the numbers are correct. What did it say when you just had 512MB in it, 384?
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#3 pimpologist

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Posted 25 December 2007 - 10:49 PM

no it said 512

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Posted 26 December 2007 - 02:54 AM

What is the model of the HP that you took the RAM out of?

If you download SIW (freeware) and scroll down to memory and click on it you will be able to see what is being recognized as being installed. Make sure that the module is properly seated, the plastic tabs at either end should be point up.

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