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Sony vaio PCG-505EL does not start after add memory

After I replaced 128mg memory with 256mg my laptop did not start. Is it possible to resolve issue by flash BIOS?

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    Anthony Warren May 11, 2010

    did you purchase High or Low density ram? you would never need to flash the BIOS after a RAM Swap.. Something is not right. did you only swap one of the two chips? if so did you make sure you put the higher MB in Port 1?

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Dont flash bios, check you have the right ram in first MB

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