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I have a Emachines T5026. It has 2 256mb memory chips in it. To upgrade it I bought 2 512mb Memory Chips but neither of them are being detected in any of the 4 slots.... I don't think both chips are bad. I want to maybe update the bios but I can't find them online on Emachines site.

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    did you get Dual Channel DDR chips to put in it?

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Did you buy DDR PC 2700 ram modules?
Are you sure you've fully seated them in the slots, and clipped them in? See here for compatible memory options for your system.
See instructions to add ram on page 50 of your manual here. or here.
eMachine support doesn't offer any bios updates, so I'd let it go for now...just make sure you have updated hardware drivers...

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take just a moment to rate this post....thanks!

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