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Ram upgrade problems IBM netvista 6794

I recently purchased (3) 512mb hd chips to upgrade my IBM nrtvista 6794 (k7u) which has the slots for ram. I've tried everything possible to get it to accept all three but it wont it upgrades to 1gb just fine but when i shut down and add the 3rd it hangs up and kicks to the set up utility screen. with no aveil. then shut it down and remove one stick and it does the same thing but comes up with a memory size error????? only way to fix is to shut down and install the original 256mb ram card then restart/shutdown/ install 2x 512mb and i'm fine.....???? I've looked all over the internet and can find nothing as far as answers plz help.........thx

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    Can you specify exactly what RAM chips they are, and their speed? A link would be preferable.

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You can try this site, it scans your system to see if your computer can run more memory than what is currently installed. it helps you find the right memory modules for your system and and an option for you to read reviews if available and if you want to buy it.

try this site: www.crucial.com

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