Ram Problems

By Jambob
Jun 29, 2005
  1. hi,

    i recently bought a GB stick of ddr ram, when i installed it and booted up. all of my programs keep crashing. i thought ram was simply plug and play? and help on this matter would be great
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    There is no such thing as "Plug and play" it is always "plug and pray"

    Did you leave your old RAM in there?

    Fill in your system profile so we know what kind of motherboard and RAM you have.
  3. kol_indian

    kol_indian TS Rookie Posts: 316

    i agree with nodsu if u dont have the old ram in the system try memtest from memtest86.com and let it run for seven passes to check the RAM
  4. scooter6139

    scooter6139 TS Rookie Posts: 21

    need your mobo specs to figure out what's going on.

    is the mem the same speed as the old? (pc2100, 2700, etc..)
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