Cannot increase RAM above 256 MB.
Posted on 2007-04-10
OS: Windows XP Home
CPU: 1.60 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64
System Board: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. K8M800-8237 Version 2.0
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: Award Software International, Inc. FB 07/21/2005
RAM: 256 MB Infineon SDRAM PC2100 DDR,266,CL2,ECC,REG
CD-ROM drive: LG HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4167B
I am trying to increase the RAM on my computer. It currently has 256 MB, and I want to increase it to 512 MB. I have 2 identical RAM modules, 256 MB Infineon SDRAM PC2100 DDR,266,CL2,ECC,REG RAM modules.
I can install either one in the RAM slot, and the computer boots up just fine. But when I install both modules, the computer beeps with a long beep and does not boot up.
What can I do to enable the motherboard or BIOS to allow 512 MB of RAM? Thanks.