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Can't get both 1 GB PC4200 ram cards to work!

Why does the pc only recognize 1 ram chip at a time? Both slots work just fine. I purchased the exact same two cards specifically for this model, T5212. It will only read one at a time. It works if I use a 1GB plus a 512MB, but not both 1 GB's.

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  • ibeanoid Apr 13, 2009

    I have the same problem. I can not check the cmos because it will not even post with the 2 gb in it. It will post just fine with 1gb and 512mb installed but cmos only shows the 1gb. it has got me stumped.

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Please check the CMOS setting.

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