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I have a Toshiba Sattelite M45-S169. I have been wanting to upgrade the memory for it. It came with 512 MB. A friend told me about so I used the memory configurator they have on thier website and bought a 1GB memory chip from A-Data. I installed the chip according to the manual toshiba sent me. Now when I go to start the computer up the screen is completely blank. Just like it when the computer is off. I led lights come on and blink as though the hard drive is running but the screen is just blank. I have taken the memory chip out and tried to start it with the old memory chip with the same results. I had a similar experiance beore when I took the old memory chip out and reinstalled it. But after a couple of hours everything went back to normal. I don't know what is going on I used an anti-static wrist strap when I installed it so I don't think I shorted the chip out. Any ideas would be helpful. Thanks

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Re: Screen is blank

Ram may not be compatble what speed u buy and what brand sodim ram did u buy hit reset button on botton for 20 sec take batery out and new ram to get old to work ok

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