RAM issue

By domino23
Feb 19, 2011
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  1. I just purchased some ram from memorypig.com for a Dell Optiplex GX200, and it's not working...

    when I put it in the comp then turn it on, the screen stays black and the computer just keeps beeping.. like ten beeps.

    then it just sits there and nothing happens... i put the old ram back in, and now it works. would really appreciate some help y'all.

    [ memory I purchased: http://www.memorypig.com/Dell-Optiplex-GX200-512MB-PC800-RDRAM-Kit-p/gx200-512mb.htm ]
  2. RWF

    RWF TS Rookie

    Sometimes just reseating ( reinstalling ) the new ram solves this issue.
  3. tractorphil

    tractorphil TS Enthusiast Posts: 60

    I had that happen before and I had to completely power down the system and take the bios battery out of the system and let it sit for a minute. Then plug the ram in and the bios battery and it should work unless the ram is bad or incompatible for some odd reason.

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