[CTS] Re: RAM

OUCH!!!!!:))))

Bruce
beddy1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ICQ 3209671
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Cummins" <sqd@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <computertalkshop@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2001 9:56 AM
Subject: [CTS] Re: RAM


>
>
>
> On Wednesday, June 20, 2001 at 9:55, Bruce Eddy wrote:
>
> >
> > Not a problem Elaine...My 1st memory install had me sweatin' bullets
> > too!!! $200 for 2 1Mg SIMMs...and we were talkin' lightnin' speed back
> > then!!:))))
>
> LOL>.......sounds like you shopped at the same store I did.<G>  And I
> just the other day bought 128 meg stick for 31.00.
>
> Dennis
>
> >
> > good luck.
> >
> > Bruce
> > beddy1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > ICQ 3209671
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Elaine Gairy" <Gairy@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <computertalkshop@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2001 9:47 AM
> > Subject: [CTS] Re: RAM
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Yes on the 168 pin SDRAM.  That's probably why my computer didn't boot
> > > because it wasn't locked in.  I'm going to try it again later.  Keep
> > > your fingers crossed and thanks for your help. Elaine
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Bruce Eddy" <beddy1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <computertalkshop@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2001 9:41 AM
> > > Subject: [CTS] Re: RAM
> > >
> > >
> > > |
> > > | Correct on matching notches..and BOTH ends need to be locked in to
> > secure
> > > | the chip...and yes if it wasn't locked in that would make it not
> > register
> > > | and might even make your system not boot at all....
> > > |
> > > | We're talking 168 pin SDRAM, correct?? There should be a notch on
> > > each
> > end
> > > | of the chip and a corresponding clip/lever on each end of the memory
> > slot
> > > on
> > > | the motherboard. I usually push the chip in pretty hard and the
> > > levers
> > on
> > > | each end will automatically come up into  position, locking the chip
> > > in | place. | | Bruce | beddy1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx | ICQ 3209671 | -----
> > > Original Message ----- | From: "Elaine Gairy" <Gairy@xxxxxxxxxx> | To:
> > > <computertalkshop@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> | Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2001 9:28
> > > AM | Subject: [CTS] Re: RAM | | | > | > Bruce, | > | >     I placed it
> > > in by matching the notches.  Correct?  Also, I think
> > the
> > > | one
> > > | > end that needed locked in to secure it might not have been locked.
> > >  I just | > couldn't see what I was doing and had to feel my way.
> > > Would that
> > latch
> > > | not
> > > | > being locked in make it not work?   Elaine
> > > | > ----- Original Message -----
> > > | > From: "Bruce Eddy" <beddy1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > | > To: <computertalkshop@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > | > Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2001 8:38 AM
> > > | > Subject: [CTS] Re: RAM
> > > | >
> > > | >
> > > | > |
> > > | > | Hi Elaine...Just make sure you're not putting it in backwards??
> > There
> > > is
> > > | a
> > > | > | right and wrong way to insert RAM...You probably know that, just
> > > making | > | sure...oh, and an easy check..if you can't pull the ram
> > > out once you | > 'think' | > | it's in, you probably have it seated
> > > properly. | > | HTH | > | | > | Bruce | > | beddy1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx |
> > > > | ICQ 3209671 | > | ----- Original Message ----- | > | From: "Elaine
> > > Gairy" <Gairy@xxxxxxxxxx> | > | To: <computertalkshop@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> |
> > > > | Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2001 8:31 AM | > | Subject: [CTS] Re:
> > > RAM | > | | > | | > | > | > | > Just an up date . . .  I pushed down
> > > harder on the strip and
> > thought
> > > | it
> > > | > | felt
> > > | > | > fairly secure so I put everything back together and turned my
> > > computer | > on | > | > and it came up in standby mode.  After I wiped
> > > away the panic from my | > face | > | > and with my heart pounding, I
> > > shut my computer down and took out
> > the
> > > | > | memory.
> > > | > | > The computer is working but I haven't had enough courage to
> > > try it | > again. | > | > It's just so hard to see what I'm doing
> > > because the memory has to
> > be
> > > | > | placed
> > > | > | > way back in a corner that I can't see.  I'm going to take a
> > > deep | breath | > | and | > | > try it again soon . . ..  Elaine | > |
> > > > | > | > ___________________________-- | > | > Subject: [CTS] Re: RAM
> > > | > | > | > | > | > | > | Good Luck..and keep on "pushin"..LOL..let us
> > > know if it works!
> > :)
> > > | > | > |                                    Jackie
> > > | > | > |
> > > | > | > | In a message dated 6/16/01 10:00:47 PM Eastern Daylight
> > > Time, | > | > | Gairy@xxxxxxxxxx writes: | > | > | | > | > | | > | > |
> > > > Jackie, | > | > | > | > | > | >     Thanks for the advice.  I too
> > > was afraid to push so hard
> > for
> > > | > fear
> > > | > | of
> > > | > | > | > breaking something.  Also, you have to be a contortionist
> > > to
> > get
> > > | > your
> > > | > | > hand
> > > | > | > | > in there to even try to see what you are doing.  lol   You
> > gave
> > > me
> > > | > | > enough
> > > | > | > | > confidence to try it again.   Thank, Elaine
>
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