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Vgn a170b ram upgrade problem

I have just bought 2 1gb ram ddram pc2700 for my laptop VGN A170B. Originally it has install 2 x 256mb pc2700. When i install the 2 x 1gb ram does not boot. But if i install 1 gb in one slot and in the other 1x 256mb it works fine. I tried all the possible combinations and it works only if i have at least one 256mb install. Is not max gb problem. I have tried as i said all combinations. If i try only one 1 gb either of them does not boot. I forgot to say that once it boot with both 2x 1gb bios recognised them but windows said that you have a recent hardware upgrade...But this happen only the first time that i try them. Please help

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  • omsk131 Jan 22, 2009

    Thanks. I suppose there is nothing to do.


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Your ram IC not compatibel or not work well with your laptop
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