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Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes #1 08-30-2009, 03:24 AM bklyn-sd Registered User bklyn-sd's PC Specs bklyn-sd's PC Specs MotherboardHP 550 Business Notebook - FW384AT ProcessorIntel Celeron T1400 1.73 What could cause this? Read up on it here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/108393 Note that Vista isn't listed here because it uses BCD Boot Configuration Data rather than a boot.ini file. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? his comment is here

etaf replied Mar 18, 2017 at 3:03 AM Email address change etaf replied Mar 18, 2017 at 3:00 AM PC stuck at boot Grizraz replied Mar 18, 2017 at 2:50 AM Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Computer problem? Thanks for your reply kimsland, much appreciated and thank you for merging my posts, haven't been on here in a long time, are there any rules I should read up on Your motherboard has 4 memory slots & accepts a max of 8GB RAM. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/upgraded-ram-3gb-4gb-vista-won-t-load-256265/

Proffitt Forum moderator / July 13, 2007 1:34 PM PDT In reply to: my system Sorry but there are far too many reports of issues at 4GB. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 14, 2007 6:51 AM PDT In reply to: See if this helps How does one install this patch? i hate seeing 'gateway sx2800' when i did the pc specs thing, lol. View all 9 comments Report koonpoon 5Posts Monday June 18, 2012Registration date June 20, 2012 Last seen - Jun 20, 2012 at 02:19 PM OH MY GOD!

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  • The crippled Gateway BIOS is what prevents you from tweaking the settings & getting the most performance out of the system."if i were to buy two more 2gb sticks of ddr3-1066
  • The following example shows how to add the /3GB parameter in the Boot.ini file to enable application memory tuning: Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Follow Up by phillydub

See More: pc wont boot after installing new ram Report • ✔ Best Answer riider September 7, 2013 at 05:46:13 You apparently didn't pay close attention to what Gateway & Crucial Our aim is to give you the best possible answer. It has power but turned off almost immediately when I turned it on and didn't boot up. Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsGeneral HardwareRAM Solved pc won't boot after installing new ram Tags:Gateway Sx2800DDR3 nwmnman55 September 6, 2013 at 16:35:14 Specs: Windows Vista, 2.336 GHz /

there are situations when certain applications dont run with more than "x" amount. Report Gulfbeachguy- Dec 27, 2015 at 03:22 PM I have a Dell Latitude D630 laptop. Ie.. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/251742-30-computer-boot-fine If you have the latest then there is not much else you can try and I would try swapping them to test I dont know that will solve the problem. __________________

All Rights Reserved. BTW, are you running the 64-bit version of Vista? Similar Topics Computer will only boot with 2GB RAM and not 3GB Nov 28, 2007 Cannot boot Vista Ultimate 64 with more then one 2gb stick of ram May 27, 2009 If that does not solve the issue we can try replacing the modules but it sounds there is maybe a compatibility issue with these modules and your system. __________________ Ram Guy

If your maximum total is 8GB and you are adding the 8GB to what you had rather than replacing them, that might be the problem also.Post your system specs.If you purchased RAM GUY View Public Profile Visit RAM GUY's homepage! If the adjustment doesn't work it is more than likely hardware related Jan 2, 2009 #8 corbett_1989 TS Member Posts: 54 I understand that and what not, but maybe I i also didn't realize i needed 1066 since crucial listed 1333 as their recommendation.

That's why Good Ol' Bill gave us the option of making the adjustment. http://roguewb.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-installer-will-not-boot.html This switch allows applications to address 1 GB of additional virtual address space above 2 GB.The virtual address space of processes and applications is still limited to 2 GB, unless the Report • #3 nwmnman55 September 6, 2013 at 22:22:52 1)not used, brand new straight from newegg. 2)i was going to just run the new ram, not add to the old. 3/5)matched I looked up phoenix beep codes and it points to the memory your trying to use has gone bad.

About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. If you bought 2 x 4GB, there's the problem, you should have gotten 4 x 2GB. Was wondering if other builders have experienced this, since I can't find anything about it in my searches! http://roguewb.com/windows-vista/vista-takes-forever-to-boot.html Your cache administrator is webmaster.

Thanks much in Advance. by R. It executed up to crcdsk.sys, then a quick flash of the BSOD, and it restarted.

Kevy214, Jul 31, 2007 #2 bleakxdiary Joined: Aug 25, 2006 Messages: 126 for 4GB to show up you need the 64 bit version.

Report • #8 nwmnman55 September 7, 2013 at 13:06:47 so looking at the gateway support page, under processors it lists the core 2 quad as using up to 1333 mhz fsb. Find all posts by RAM GUY #5 09-03-2009, 10:45 AM bklyn-sd Registered User bklyn-sd's PC Specs bklyn-sd's PC Specs MotherboardHP 550 Business Notebook - FW384AT ProcessorIntel Celeron T1400 1.73 What Corsair Module or Modules will work with my MB? As well, with the 3 GBs installed does the OS show all of it?

This is because of the increased size of the kernel required to support more Page Table Entries. Report • #7 nwmnman55 September 7, 2013 at 10:58:10 mobo and processor are the next upgrades. I may try to go to Frys and swap these out for another set of the same . . check over here Thanks.

It is a hp pavillion windows vista laptop that has an centurion 2 processor 4gb of ram. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - my system by phillydub / July 13, 2007 1:31 PM PDT In reply to: Does your motherboard support this much RAM My system I dont think their is 32 bit home premium so you would have to go ultimate or something to use 4 gigs. Advertisement ThreeDollaBills Thread Starter Joined: Jul 30, 2007 Messages: 13 I have a dual boot system.

bleakxdiary, Jul 31, 2007 #3 Rich-M Joined: May 3, 2006 Messages: 22,417 bleakxdiary said: for 4GB to show up you need the 64 bit version.Click to expand... Thanks Leave a comment Helpful +9 Report bebz Dec 5, 2013 at 09:03 AM I hope it will work on mine :) tnx jack . Still no luck, but here goes more information 1) memtest passed on Mem Card 1 (2gb) 2) memtest passed on Mem Card 2 (2gb) 3) Installed both memory cards, loaded default From my experience - RAM is a part of computer that breaks relatively often, in comparison to other hardware components, so in some cases it can help easily locate the problem.

Memtest started and after 30 or so seconds memtest crashed(all sorts of characters appeared on the screen ) 4) Ran windows startup in safe mode with command prompt.