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Check the DIMMs (ram bars) to see if they need to be paired and placed in a certain order. This is an older model (2007ish?) and those had finicky DDR2. Plus, ECC/registered memory itself is super picky. There literally may be a certain order and pairing the memory needs. I ran into this all the time with SC1425's. Something to do with the chipset as well. ...


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Just wanted to point out to official Microsoft KB about this: Virtual machines lose network connectivity when you use Broadcom NetXtreme 1-gigabit network adapters As I understand this VMQ thing not properly implemented in cheap NICs and as vendors tend to deliver drivers which are targeted to whole product family of NICs not for specific one (i.e. one ...


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If the slot seems to be the problem you can visual inspect it. Check if it is not oxidized. Usually remove/insert of a memory module will clean the oxides. Besides that the slots being broken, I would test for: power supply - check the server's hardware log. memory controller - which nowadays is part of CPU - swap CPUs to isolate the problem. ...



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