How do I know if I seated the RAm properly on my Macbook?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by WillMak, Oct 25, 2006.

  1. WillMak macrumors 6502a

    Jul 29, 2005
    I just got my macbook back today for RSD problems and I'm installing the 2GB of Ram I use to have in there. Everything is runnign fine but when I run memtest it's processing A LOT slower than normal. My "about mac" says that it detects 2GBs tho. Is there something wrong?
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    Is it running longer compared with when you last had 2GB installed? It'll take longer if you have more RAM installed. Also, if it wasn't installed properly then it probably wouldn't be showing in About This Mac plus your machine would be unstable. :)
  3. clintob macrumors 6502


    Feb 16, 2006
    New York, NY
    turn on your computer. if it boots without an error, you're probably all set. double check by looking in the system profiler at the list of RAM you have. if it's all there, then you've done it correctly.

    if you have RAM installed incorrectly, when you try to boot it either wont start up, or will make noises (usually loud beep)

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