Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite A135-S2386 Notebook ?

Wont recognize new memory?

\015 I recently upgraded the memory in my Satillite A135-2386.It runs Vista. Went from 512mb to 2gig but when I check memory in Systems Mant. is says there's only 894mb.Is it really only running on 894? I have been geting a message saying my memory is low. Any help?\015

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First try to reseat the memory, if it is still showing the same amount, then you may have a bad stick of memory, remove both and insert 1 stick into Dimm 1 slot and see if it still registers 894, then put the other in the same slot and see what it registers. Then try in the Dimm2 slot and see if you get a different reading Depending on the manufacturer, it may only show that amount since Windows shows memory different that the memory manufacturer.
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