Memory slot went bye-bye

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by sambob, Sep 6, 2006.

  1. sambob macrumors newbie

    Sep 4, 2006
    I'm new to macs, I just Installed more memory on my G3 B\W 350 sportin' OS 9.2, on Intial fire up It found all 512MB 128 per slot turned It on Later I get a internal mem check error It finishes loading but when I checked the memory It reads 384MB and the 4th slot Isn't there.
    I've tried swapping the sticks of mem around and still no luck have I missed somthing??
  2. Unspeaked macrumors 68020


    Dec 29, 2003
    West Coast
    Memory slots sometimes go bad...
  3. sambob thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 4, 2006
    It's back

    Well good news It found the fourth slot again, It dawned on me after a unproductive 4 days tring to help my brother breath life back into an older system, pulling and tring different modems...anyway i thought I'd try reseating the memory stick a few more times....sure enough the system found It on the first try.
    It's been awhile since I had a computer be so particular about this kind of thing, so the lesson here when In doubt pull It and reseat it Into the slot ya might get lucky.

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