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Hey I have just put iNTEL CORE 2 quad Q8400 in to my computer was going all good untill, the computer go's in to sleep mode once I try to use it again it will not load up it just stay's on a blank screen. And once I reset it will restore windows but take forever to load up (up to 5 min's) then it's fine. Dose anyone know what going on.

CPU Intel Core 2 Quad @ 2.66GHz 2.67GHz
Memory: 8.00GB
Motherboard: Asus P5P43TD
System: Vista 32-bit (rating 5.9)

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Not sure ....but why install/run 8GBs RAM with an OS

that doesn't make full use of 4 GBs of RAM ?

Maybe you shouldn't set the "SYSTEM' to the 'sleep mode'. I set my system to run 24/7 except for the's set to sleep after 60 minutes.


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That 8GB and a 32 bit OS?

That's a clue your machine's designer needs a talking to. It's also a sign they likely didn't have an install plan. If they can't pencil out or supply "how to install Windows" then you want to find another designer.

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