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I took out the RAM card to see what kind it was and after I put it back in, the computer won't come back on. HELP>>>>

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Remove the battery
Remove the ram again
Insert memory under proper angle carefully deep in the slot, push dowh till memory locks on both sides.
Put battery back Try to work

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Take it back out and make sure you got it the right way around there are gooves in the middle of the card to ensure it goes the right way round. You have to press firmly down until it clicks into place (not to hard) Make usre you have unpluged your computer when you are doing this and touch somewhere on the metal part of the case to ground you before touching it. IF that doesn't work then you may have to take it to a technichian at your local Staples or soemthing most are good at checking it out for you.
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I hope you had unplugged the computer and removed the battery as well.

Remove them, and take out the ram from the computer, make sure they are clean, do not use water, or clean them, you can use the eraser end of a pencil to clean the contacts on the memory modules.

Place them back in and make sure they are in the right away, only handle them from the sides.

If the problem still remains, unplug and remove battery again, (might aswell keep the battery removed untill the issue is solved.)

Remove both ram modules from the laptop.

Start up the laptop with no ram at all, it may beep or complain, or it may do noting, unplug after 1 minute.

Plug in the other memory card, plug the machine to power, try starting up, if it works, turn it off and place in the other aswell, turn on and see if the machine works, if it does, problem solved. If it does not work.

Remove both ram modules, try the other memory on both slots and try starting up each time, remember to unplug power every time.

If the problem remains then do the same with the other memory module try it on both slots.

If the machine still doesn't work something is wrong, possibly you worked inside the laptop while it had power or it was plugged in or the memory was damaged by static electricty, very uncommon, but I don't see any other reason at this point.

Take it to a local professional for a checkup if the issue still remains.

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Hi,
Remove the battery and AC power, take the RAM back out of the slot, clean the brass pins on the RAM and any dust that maybe on the slots.

Re-seat the RAM in the original slot you took it from making sure that the RAM clips into place properly.


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Take the RAM card out altogether and boot the machine to see if it is OK. You should get a RAM error. If it does start to boot then jump into BIOS setup and check everything. Then turn off the book and reinsert the RAM and make sure it clicks into place correctly. Turn on the machine again and it should alls be OK. If not then its repair shop time.

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