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Windows 7: Do I have dead RAM?

08 Nov 2015   #1
Windidugo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Do I have dead RAM?

Puts new RAM into machine. Power on. No beep, no POST or startup. Something's wrong with that RAM stick. Can it be repaired?

Before, my computer crashed with the RAM installed. It would never Power on again as long as that RAM was installed.

The problem, my computer shipped with 2GB..


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08 Nov 2015   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Sounds like incompatible RAM. Post the make and model of RAM purchased.
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08 Nov 2015   #3
Windidugo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

The make:
PNY 4GB DDR3 PC3-10666

The unusual thing is that the RAM had no problem working before that.
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08 Nov 2015   #4
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Windidugo View Post
The make:
PNY 4GB DDR3 PC3-10666

The unusual thing is that the RAM had no problem working before that.
Working before what?
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08 Nov 2015   #5
Windidugo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

It worked before the PC crashed on that one day.
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09 Nov 2015   #6
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Throw it away and buy another - its dead and cannot be fixed.
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