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Memory Problem I have a Toshiba Satellite and I recently bought 1GB of memory, now I have 2 memory slots and one slot has 512MB in it so i went out and bought another 1GB of memory and replaced the 512 but the computer wouldnt boot up. So i took the 1GB out and put the 512 back in and it booted up so what went wrong??

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    I have the same problem, my notebook won't boot up unless the original chip is installed. It is not the memory chip because the both work in other notebooks.

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Sounds like the memory chip is either the wrong frequency or it's bad. The frequency or type of memory for your machine is PC4200 or 533mhz, make sure the new chip is a PC4200 chip. If it is, then the chip may be bad. They are very static sensitive, and I've had a few bad chips straight out of the box. I've also ran into a couple of chips that were marked wrong and not the frequency on the label. This is definitely an issue with the memory chip and not your machine.

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Your additional stick seems to be for pc from what your saying.

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Then insert the 1 gb & other one 512 module.

If it shows the correct readings, then the two modules are detected.

Then use the other one gb with the same 512 & check if it shows the correct readings.

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Then you can also swap the slot and check if any memory module is not detectd correctly.

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