RAM won't fit into slot?

By gert21445
Jan 30, 2010
  1. Hi! So I just bought a new 1 gb crucial ram for my HP Pavilion Media Center TV m7750n PC, and I can't seem to fit the RAM into the slot on the motherboard (I have to force it in, and then the pc wont boot, and gives off a beeping sound). The RAM that I brought was crucial product #CT12864AA53E (1GB 240-PIN DIMM 128Mx64 DDR2PC2-4200 UNBUFFERED) and I'm sure that it matches the 2*1 GB RAM that already came with my computer (I verified the memory specifications with HP's website and other websites) Thanks for any suggestions. I am desprate for that extra 1 GB performance, because I run really memory-eating apps!
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

    It is a fairly tight fit. Were you able to lock the end tabs of the RAM slots? Don't take this the wrong way but are you inserting it in the correct orientation? The RAM has a notch that is not in the center so you have to make sure it matches up with the corresponding notch in the DIMM slot.
  3. tweakboy

    tweakboy TS Guru Posts: 467

    Very well put mailup nice bigup ....

    Just dont break the RAM or your mobo. Ask your dad to do it for you or something.
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