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I am upgrading the memory in a toshiba m55-329 satellite.If I install the I gig sticks in the laptop it will not boot up.If I remove them and install the original 521 gb stick it boots fine.If the 1 gb sticks in any combination it won't boot.Only with the 512.I spoke to cruical and we double checked the new memory and they are the correct ones.I doubt both sticks would be bad.I read youre suppose to let toshiba install memory on this computer..is there a trick or what?

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  • dswimdude Jul 18, 2009

    I will give this a try,i spoke to them several times today an the assure me they are the correct ones.Iwill be very upset with them if these aren't the correct ones, I have the ddr-pc2700 now which is what every site I looked them up on recommended.You think it could be this simple?

  • dswimdude Jul 18, 2009

    I just hope this is the solution if its not do I have to pay another if $11.00 if I ask you what next?

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I did the same thing with my Dell laptop and when I installed the new memory sticks in it did not boot...I would say the memory you received from Crucial is not compatible with your system...I looked on the Cruical website and the M55 models use one or the other memory, either the DDR PC2700 or the DDR2 PC2-5300 memory sticks.....Both options allow for a 2GB maximum memory upgrade..I would send it back and exchange it for the correct ones.

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