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Memory Upgrade Causes Video Problems

Memory Upgrade Causes Video Problems

Memory Upgrade Causes Video Problems

(OP)
Can someone help me with a problem?  I have a Compaq 5416 AMD, 500 Mhz, that currently has two 64 MB cards.  I want to put in two 128 cards but every time I try to put in more than 128 MB, the video displays lines and is almost impossible to see.  If I only put in the 128 and 64 cards, the video is a bit more stable and viewable, but there's an outline around the mouse pointer.  This machine is supposed to handel 386 MB of RAM.

RE: Memory Upgrade Causes Video Problems

It sounds like you need to get a different kind of RAM, the RAM you have may not be compatible...

Thanks,

Matt Wray
MCSE, MCSA, MCP, CCNA

www.sss-steel.com
www.total-tec.com

RE: Memory Upgrade Causes Video Problems

(OP)
Thanks Matt; but when I put the 128MB cards in by themselves, they work fine.  It's SDRAM for PC 100/133.  That's the kind of RAM the computer calls for.

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