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I install two brand new memory sticks to my HP slimline pc win 7, but when hit the power botton it won't boot. The lights turns on and the fans spins, but it won't boot. Could it be the hard drive or the motherboard?
 

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Have you tried removing the new DIMMs? Does it beep at all when you try and power on the PC? Have you checked to ensure all the cabling is connected correctly? It's possible you may have knocked something inadvertently when you were installing the new DIMMs.
 

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Which HP Slimline do you have?
What is its model number(M/N) and product number(P/N) and serial number(S/N)?

What are the capacity and speed of the new memory sticks(RAM)?
What are the capacity and speed of the original memory sticks?

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If you're not seeing anything at all on the screen and you're not receiving any POST errors, I doubt this issue is with the hard drive. Would it be possible to take a high-res picture of the motherboard and post it here? One of us may be able to spot something, although there's no guarantee.
 

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Can you try your old memory? Maybe the new memory is not compatible.
 

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When I install the memory sticks the pc works fine, the next day that's when it did not boot.
So, what happened between the day you upgraded the memory and the next day? Did you turn off the PC at all? Was it running all night and then you found it wasn't on when you came to check it?
 

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You have a HP Pavilion Slimline s5623w Desktop PC(BT437AA).
It was purchased new in December 2010 and came with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.

It came with 3 GB(2 GB + 1 GB) of DDR2-800 RAM.
It supports a maximum of 4 GB(2 GB + 2 GB) of RAM.
It uses 240-pin, 1.8 volt, CL=6, unbuffered, non-ECC modules.

You still have not described the new RAM modules you purchased and installed.

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Does that 2 GB DDR2-800(PC2-6400) module have any other label on it?

According to that part number, there have been a number of complaints about it not working.

When you removed the old module and replaced it with the new module, did you make sure it is fully inserted and locked in place?

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I sure did and the add part is that after I installed them the pc work fine and I used it for a couple of minutes, turn it off. The next day when I turn it back on that's when it did not work.
 

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Warranty is spelled wrong on the label which doesn't bode well. Warrantity
I googled the part number and got a few hits.
A few years ago I bout 4 sticks of 2GB ram and every time i use it my pc would BSOD and reboot :-( it is 2GB pc2-6400 800Mhz s/n 124922-0984
Source: http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3504459/ram-crashing-syatem.html

This might be the same person that posted here
https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ram-causes-bsod.1195282/

Dell Optiplex not working fter RAM replacement
Replacement RAM: 2GB PC2-6400 800MHz [space] S/N:124922-0984
Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport/comments/5lt3fd
(Warning : didn't work in one of my Intel machines - possibly AMD only - google S/N: 124922-0984)
Source: http://repyxel.appspot.com/Memory-R...DDR2-800Mhz-PC2-6400-Low-Profile/122661699230

Looking for the specs: https://support.hp.com/us-en/produc...ries/4269976/model/4321212/document/c02014355
It appears to be an Intel chipset so perhaps as the 3rd link shows, that RAM doesn't work in Intel.
 
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