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Emachine t5206 adding 2 gig of memory

\015 I am trying to add memory to my emachine t 5026 it has 512 from the factory and can hold 4 sticks. I installed the new memory just like the old was and added the old to the other 2 slots.it started then froze up so I restarted and it froze up again. I moved the new memort to the other 2 slots reinstalled the old memory just like it was.It froze up again I tried just the new memory and the same thing.I used a memory identifier on new egg.com to pick the compationable memory for me. any suggestions on what I can do please\015

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I had/have same machine and when I bought it, I read book frnt to back, and all over, its only expandable to 1gb ram. I know it haas four slots but when I consumer reports.com'd it back in the day that was the 1 low mark it got, only expandable to 1gb. might wanna buy smaller compatible sticks. GOOD LUCK! Great machine bought mine Jan 05 never had a problem that I didn't cause! I'm not giiving up on mine yet, got new one other day as an impulse buy, I do miss a lot about my emachine!
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