HP doesn't boot after adding RAM [Solved/Closed]

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Hello, I have an HP 500-223w that I use for for everyday stuff. It never gave me any problems until yesterday. I added 8gb if ram to the 8gb that comes in the system and now it just beeps and won’t start up. I get 5 beeps followed by a pause for a total of 25 beeps. I am unable to access bios. I have removed all ram and tried without the new and old and I am still getting the same beeping sounds. Please help



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it's possible you damaged the RAM socket when you inserted the memory. Since 5 beeps signals a memory problem.

If so the motherboard needs to be replaced.

Good Luck
Thank you for your response. I believe you are right I have tried everything to get it going again.