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I upgraded my RAM to 1 Gig but it's still showing only 256 meg. Why?

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WARNING: When updating memory cards, they must be installed in PAIRS! You can not have 2 different size cards installed! My advice, try removing the smaller card and try it with just the larger one in the first slot! That should solve the problem! Better late then never? : )

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Hi this model sopport 2Gig Memory Ram.


RAM Technology DDR SDRAM Installed RAM 512 MB Max Supported RAM 2 GB Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz Installed Cache Memory 256 KB
RAM Technology DDR SDRAM Installed RAM 512 MB Max Supported RAM 2 GB Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz Installed Cache Memory 256 KB
RAM Technology DDR SDRAM Installed RAM 512 MB Max Supported RAM 2 GB Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz Installed Cache Memory 256 KB
RAM Technology DDR SDRAM
Installed RAM 512 MB
Max Supported RAM 2 GB
Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs
Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz
Installed Cache Memory 256 KB

Please check in to your Bios system maybe share memory Video or capacity is setting

Posted on Nov 03, 2010

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