What is diifferences in memory modules?
I get a blue Windows warning screen stating: "System memory is running very low. Norton Antivirus Auto-Protect may not be able to function properly". I am running a 256M PC2100 memory card. This warning occurs when I install an additional 512M card. The warning also occurs if I remove the 256M card and leave only the 512M card. Additionally a multitude of page faults occur when I try to access the internet. I am running Windows 98. Is there any reason 98 cannot support a 512M card? or maybe the 512M card is bad? Windows recognizes the appropriate amount of memory that I have installed. I have no problems whatsoever with the 256M card by itself. I believe I am reasonably knowledgeable in these matters but currently I am stumped on this.
This question was answered on October 22, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.1 memory modules should be combined with the same speed and model e.g kingston 256 with a kingston 256.
2 to seem to have two different speeds of memory; thus causing you the intermitten memory messages.
3 i would recommend using either the 256 or 512 stick, but you can't use both at the same time without having the problems that your currently having.
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Posted by christopher of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 22, 2004