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Good memory modules put into second slot are not detected in T-30. The second 512 MB module does not show up in the BIOS setup or in Windows XP.

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  • mcneel Feb 03, 2010

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    Thanks for responding. I am aware that each slot is supposed to take only a 512 MB module (even though some here have found that a 1GB module works for them). The PC2700 Crucial sodimm I purchased works fine in the first slot, as does the original module. However neither work in the second, alone or in combination. From reading this forum and others it is obvious to me now that the problem is most likely in the solder joints.


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Hello my friend,did you make sure that the ram you installed is DDR SDRAM/Non-ECC/266.0 MHz and that you did put more that 1GB RAM that is the maximum amount your motherboard can take?

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    marios basileiou Feb 03, 2010

    Yea if nothing is been recognized in 2nd slot looks like is corrupted somehow on the motherboard.If its solder joints it wouldn't be hard to figure out the difference comparing with the 1st slot and repair it but if its slot problem and deeper the only solution is the repair shop

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