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Memory upgrade for Inspiron 1200

I am trying to add 256MB memory to my laptop. When I install it and reboot, it initially reads the memory but then goes to the black screen with a lot of foreign letters and a blinking cursor. When I try to get out of it, it does not let me and I have to take the memory back out. What can I do to correct this problem

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Your new ram is either bad, or incorrect, speed. Try to copy the working ram for the correct type

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Memory Upgrade for Dell Inspiron 1200 Laptop, the Dell Inspiron 1200 Laptop takes the PC2700 DDR SDRAM SODIMMs. Memory Type, and comes installed with 256 MB (non-removable) of Memory. You can upgrade your Dell Inspiron 1200 Laptop to up to a maximum of 1280 MB Memory, the system has 1 socket to install Memory, already with 256 MB (non-removable) standard Memory installed. For best Laptop performance use the maximum amount of allowed Memory per slot for your Laptop.
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