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I ordered a new 1 GB memory chip for my R51 Type 1386 Thinkpad, which I already had upgraded from 256 to 1 GB, and when I installed the new chip to reach the maximum memory allowed, 2 GB, the computer beeped 6 times and won't open up windows. It just sits and the fan runs continually. When I removed the new chip it works perfectly. Do you think the new memory chip is defective.

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The new RAM most likely is incompatible with the existing 1Gb RAM. I suggest you swap the new RAM with the same make and model as the working 1Gb RAM.

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Figure 1: Checking your current memory configuration with Everest.
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