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Installed memory I went to crucial.com and scanned my laptop and it said that i could upgrade my memory to 512mb on 2 slots so when i installed it and turn my computer on it wouldnt restart how do i get it to recognize the memory bc i put the old memory back and it stil works but with the new it turns the fans on but no picture or signs of the laptop being on PLEASE help


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Make sure the new memory is the same as the old. Memory has a set frequency, this frequency matches the processor, so you can't just grab any memory and throw it in the machine and expect it to work. Memory will be rated as either PC or mhz, ie... PC100, PC133, PC2100, PC2600, PC4200, PC5300, 100mhz, 133mhz, 266mhz, 333mhz. These are some of the most common. Your memory should have a tag that tells what it is. If the old memory doesn't, give me the make and model of the machine and I can tell you what it is. If the old and new are the same, then one of the new may be bad, it happens.
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