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Dell Poweredge default RAM size has changed from 2GB to 256 MB. How to revert ..

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I have a Dell Poweredge 2600 server with 2 GB RAM. But after rebooting 2 days back it gives an error that system memory  has been changed & shows only 256 MB RAM as default. It has 4 RAM modules each of 512 MB so am confused reagarding how this could be. Please let me know the resolution to revert the RAM back to 2 GB.
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by:nobus
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i would take ou all the sticks but 1 - reboot and check; then reinsert the others and test
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jamietoner earned 500 total points
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go into the bios and turn os install mode off, os install mode limits the ram the os sees to 256mb
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by:scottjones936
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Thanks for this solution, it was driving me insane.

Turning off OS Install mode in BIOS definitely fixed the problem.
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