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I have a Toshiba A215-S4697. It should take up to 4.0 GB of memory. But when I install 2 4GB memories it only shows 2 Gb. Why is that?

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U have to put 2 2GB memory to get total 4GB or one 4GB at a time..becoz ur maximum support is 4GB..if u put more the memory will be half..

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