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Windows 7: Win 7 Pro - 4Gb Ram Blank Screen at Boot

20 Dec 2010   #1
PeteFromSA

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
Win 7 Pro - 4Gb Ram Blank Screen at Boot

When I add 4GB ram to my Windows Pro 64bit, it freezes with a blank screen on Boot up.
If I go to devices and set the Graphics device to VGA it boots up with no problem. This tells me it is the Graphics card (NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT) It works fine using 2GB RAM.
I have updated the NVIDIA driver from the NVIDIA site.
Does anyone know how to get around this problem?


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20 Dec 2010   #2
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Add your 4GB and test your RAM
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
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21 Dec 2010   #3
PeteFromSA

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Tested all my memory using Memtest86+
So far it has done 6 passes with zero errors

Stopped the memory testing as all is good. No errors at all.

Don't know what to do now. Must be the Graphics card and Window 7
Any more suggestions?
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06 Jan 2011   #4
PeteFromSA

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

I have tested my memory and there is no problem with it at all.
I still have no solution to the screen going blank.
Any help out there?
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06 Jan 2011   #5
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

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07 Jan 2011   #6
PeteFromSA

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
It is all working fine now. got 6GB memory installed

Updated the BIOS and all is working fine now.
Thanks for the help. Your a star.
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07 Jan 2011   #7
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PeteFromSA View Post
Updated the BIOS and all is working fine now.
Thanks for the help. Your a star.
Glad you got it all sorted
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