I have recently added 256mb ram. When I start windows XP up it will run for 5 to 10 mins. then reboot on it's own accord, after it has done this it works fine. If I remove the extra ram windows behaves itself. Does XP check the integrity of the ram, if so can I disable this feature
"the ram is pc 2100 same as the old ram, mobo is DFI 70sr, cpu is a Athlon xp 1.8Ghz"
It seems the mobo is 266 chipset board
It could be these reasons. Even though the memory is the same. It isn't the same brand. Im assuming you are now using 512 mb in total of ram. Ideally you want these two sticks in slots 1 and 2 on your mobo. the two slots nearet your pcu.
I have a similar problem to TAMPICO. I have a 550MHz machine which came with 128Mb RAM. I bought a further 128Mb and added to one of available slots.
System recognises RAM present at startup but as Windows 2000 loads up, it comes to a point where it automatically shuts down the machine and reboots. I can't bypass via Safe Mode and both sticks work independently in either of the slots.
How can I get the system, or is it Windows 2000, to recognise the extra RAM properly?
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