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My notebook cannot boot at d first I turn d power on

I've upgrade d RAM to be 1 GigaHerzt last september

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    Jonathan van Rensburg May 11, 2010

    please give me a error mesage your are getting so I can Assist

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Try reseating the memory. Remove then reinstall the memory you added.

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