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I have tried to upgrade my Packard Bell Imedia 1559 to 4 gigs from 1 gig of factory installed memory. However, the machine will not accept memory from Kingston or Transcend in any combination, and although it recognises it,the system keeps rebooting at intermittent times

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I have read many posts about the PB Imedia and problems trying to upgrade memory. Sounds like there are some motherboard issues with this PC . Some have reported success with mixing different memory types and speeds, but no real answers as to why.

You may have to check the voltage that powers the memory. Some memory sticks are rated at 1.8v , others use other voltages that will hang your system if mixed.

Check with the manufacturer for their recommendation.

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