Problem updating RAM

By darryl
Oct 25, 2008
  1. i have an hp m1171n with 1gb of ram. i went to crucial and ordered 2 more
    gb's but when i install them the pc locksup on boot.

    crucial replaced the ram and now the pc freezs and does a reboot.

    crucial is asking me to update my bios, is this a good idea?
  2. almcneil

    almcneil TS Guru Posts: 1,277

    Bad RAM Chip

    Sounds like one of the new RAM chips is bad. Swap the RAM chips until you find the one that is defective and get it replaced.

    -- Andy
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

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