Posts: 13
Registered: ‎03-14-2012
Message 1 of 2 (161 Views)

CFD 2013

161 Views, 1 Replies
06-29-2012 08:24 AM

When adding new ram - do I have to reload software? I went from 16 Gigs to 24 gigs and had to remove smaller cards to get the new higher density cards in place.


Posts: 23
Registered: ‎05-13-2012
Message 2 of 2 (147 Views)

Betreff: CFD 2013

06-30-2012 02:31 PM in reply to: fdimpfel

Hi fdimpfel,


in normal cases you have to turn of the computer or workstation and change the ram, in some cases you have to make an bios update, but only if you want to go from 16 GB DDR-3 RAM to 24 GB DDR-3 ECC registered RAM.

And you should also use a 64 Bit OS regarding to the 4 GB limitation at the 32 Bit systems.


OS and software need not to reinstalled, but there fore if also have seen some rarely cases the owners needs to do so,

so the best tip I can give you is even before changing any hardware to do a backup. If you are using Windows 64 Bit

Pro, Ultimate or enterprise it should be done with the new Windows  backup imager, if you are using the ultimate you are able to backup the data over the network if you want and need. if then something occurs, like a fail you are able to reinstall the windows system and also the backup, so if the computer is able to use in the most cases  within half a hour or one hour later normaly likes before.



Let the colors shine.

You are not logged in.

Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register

Are you familiar with the Autodesk Expert Elites? The Expert Elite program is made up of customers that help other customers by sharing knowledge and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration. To learn more, please visit our Expert Elite website.

Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions to get help installing your software.

Ask the Community