Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T22 2647 Notebook ?

IBM ThinkPad T22 Series (Type 2647) memory upgrade

\015 On one of your posts (see above) a contributer #2 (TheAsterisk) claims - 'As a note, as long as both RAM modules are PC133, you can use that,\015\012too, but you're still limited to 2x256MB. PC133 seems to be more\015\012readily available for purchase and a good deal cheaper than PC100, so\015\012it's good to know.'Is solution #2 correct?I have just upgraded my IBM Thinkpad with 2x256Mb PC133 of RAM and it will not boot.Running Win XP Home.\015

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Hold on a second.. I have fixed a number of T21's and I recall that these units are super anal about the type of RAM they use. I am pretty sure that they require PC100 and will not accept PC133.

One second.... Ok, I just opened up my T21 and it has FRU 20l0255 which is PC 100. Here is a link to the specs. I have tried using PC133 and the same think happens - just does not boot. Nothing.
Oh, God, I screwed up royally.\015\012A whole lot of memory providers online make this claim, and as I'd had good experiences with them before, I very foolishly parroted their statements without testing it first myself.\015\012I really hope you can return the PC133, and I hope I can return mine. I'm so sorry.\015\012Yes, PC133 seems to mess with the T22, now that I've tried it on mine. Everyone else coming here for help, ignore my earlier comment; it was ignorant, and it's likely to end up a waste of money.\015\012Unless IBM says otherwise, use only PC100.\015\012Again, I'm sorry if my malformed statement caused any headaches aside from my own.
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