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Wont start up after ram upgrade

I took out the ram and replaced with two 512 MB ram sticks.

PC2100 DDR 266Mhz, now the laptop wont start up. I hear the fans whirring and two green lights come on, but nothing is visible on the screen.

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Try reseating the memory and if that doesn’t work, install the 512’s one at a time to see if one might be defective. If the laptop still won’t turn on, reinstall original memory and see if laptop powers on.



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Dear Sanjaykpaul.

This has to be checked with existing ram in your note book, The same type may be added to make it 512 MB or can be replaced with a new with Higher capacity. The speed should match with existing Ram Chip Module.


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