6 GB of RAM but just 4 working

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 14:04:22 UTC 2010

John DeCarlo wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>        I put in the 4 GB new RAM and have the old 2GB in as well but
>> for some reason Lucid only says 4 GB on top. I know the old
>> one might be slower than the new, but not sure that would
>> cause it to not be seen.
> Probably easier to check your BIOS settings than find your manual.
> You should have a screen when booting that can be accessed through F2 or Del
> or Esc keys.
> If the BIOS only sees 4 GB, that tells you one thing.  If the BIOS sees 6,
> that tells you another fix is needed.
	Yes your right. I will check BIOS. On one of my motherboards 
you had to put the RAM chips in a special order. But maybe not 
on this new one.

73 Karl


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