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Current version by: Dan (vote details) ,

Title:

2018 Mini doesn't boot after RAM upgrade

Text:

Hello,

I have upgraded my newly purchased Mini to 16GB of memory. This is the memory I purchased:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B071KP8CGG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Unfortunately my Mini doesn’t seem to boot now :( The LED turns on, but no display is output. Furthermore, after a minute or two I can hear the fans restart and the LED goes off and on so presumably the mini is constantly rebooting.

Firstly, the above memory should be compatible, shouldn’t it? Secondly, does anybody know what I possibly could have done wrong? I’ve no idea what has happened as I thought the upgrade went OK. Is this symptomatic of me forgetting to plug anything back in, for example?

Very sad about this :(

Thanks for any help!

Device:

Mac mini Late 2018

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

604391

Edit by: Matthew H ,

Title:

Mini2018 Mini doesn't boot after RAM upgrade
Mini2018 Mini doesn't boot after RAM upgrade

Text:

Hello,

I have upgraded my newly purchased Mini to 16GB of memory. This is the memory I purchased:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B071KP8CGG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Unfortunately my Mini doesn’t seem to boot now :( The LED turns on, but no display is output. Furthermore, after a minute or two I can hear the fans restart and the LED goes off and on so presumably the mini is constantly rebooting.

Firstly, the above memory should be compatible, shouldn’t it? Secondly, does anybody know what I possibly could have done wrong? I’ve no idea what has happened as I thought the upgrade went OK. Is this symptomatic of me forgetting to plug anything back in, for example?

Very sad about this :(

Thanks for any help!

Device:

Mac mini Late 2018

Status:

open

Original post by: Matthew H ,

Title:

Mini doesn't boot after RAM upgrade

Text:

Hello,

I have upgraded my newly purchased Mini to 16GB of memory. This is the memory I purchased:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B071KP8CGG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Unfortunately my Mini doesn’t seem to boot now :( The LED turns on, but no display is output. Furthermore, after a minute or two I can hear the fans restart and the LED goes off and on so presumably the mini is constantly rebooting.

Firstly, the above memory should be compatible, shouldn’t it? Secondly, does anybody know what I possibly could have done wrong? I’ve no idea what has happened as I thought the upgrade went OK. Is this symptomatic of me forgetting to plug anything back in, for example?

Very sad about this :(

Thanks for any help!

Device:

Mac mini Late 2018

Status:

open