Moniter not being detected

By momsgonelooney
Oct 27, 2008
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  1. I changed my memory and now I my comp. wont work properly. it's detecting my moniter or key board and it isn't booting correctly. I don't get the little "beep" like I use 2 wen I turn it on.Can some1 plzz help me? I use my comp. for everything. The memory I put in there was recomended by a friend.these r my comp specs.

    Field Value
    Computer
    Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    OS Service Pack Service Pack 3
    DirectX 4.09.00.0904 (DirectX 9.0c)


    Motherboard
    CPU Type AMD Athlon 64, 2300 MHz (11 x 209)
    Motherboard Name Gigabyte GA-K8NS Pro (5 PCI, 1 AGP, 3 DDR DIMM, Audio, Gigabit LAN, IEEE-1394)
    Motherboard Chipset nVIDIA nForce3 250, AMD Hammer
    System Memory 512 MB (PC3200 DDR SDRAM)
    BIOS Type Award Modular (05/04/05)
    Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
    Communication Port Communications Port (COM2)
    Communication Port Printer Port (LPT1)

    Display
    Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 (256 MB)
    3D Accelerator nVIDIA GeForce FX 5500
    Monitor Sampo AlphaScan 871 (000001)

    Multimedia
    Audio Adapter nVIDIA MCP2-S - Audio Codec Interface

    Storage
    IDE Controller NVIDIA nForce3 250 Parallel ATA Controller
    IDE Controller NVIDIA nForce3 250 Serial ATA Controller
    SCSI/RAID Controller Silicon Image SiI 3512 SATALink Controller
    Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive
    Disk Drive ST3160021A (160 GB, 7200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/100)
    Optical Drive Optiarc DVD RW AD-7190A
    SMART Hard Disks Status OK

    Partitions
    C: (NTFS) 152617 MB (105459 MB free)

    Input
    Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
    Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse

    Network
    Network Adapter Hamachi Network Interface - Kaspersky Anti-Virus NDIS Miniport (5.61.185.65)
    Network Adapter Marvell Yukon 88E8001/8003/8010 PCI Gigabit Ethernet Controller (192.168.1.47)
    Modem Motorola SM56 Speakerphone Modem

    Peripherals
    Printer Microsoft XPS Document Writer
    Printer Send To OneNote 2007
    USB1 Controller nVIDIA MCP2-S - OHCI USB 1.1 Controller
    USB1 Controller nVIDIA MCP2-S - OHCI USB 1.1 Controller
    USB2 Controller nVIDIA MCP2-S - EHCI USB 2.0 Controller

    this is the memeory i put in
    Patriot 1GB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Desktop Memory
  2. almcneil

    almcneil TechSpot Guru Posts: 1,554

    At least one of the RAM chips is bad. Swap the chips until you figure out which one is bad. You can go back to the store and they will exchange it free of charge (they should!)

    Best,
    -- Andy
  3. momsgonelooney

    momsgonelooney Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 130

    ty i will try that and get bac 2 you.

    my 15 yr old boy fixed it. he took out a circuit board and cleaned it. the memory was fine. ty for ur help.
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