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8 GB on Lenovo T 500 doesn't work.

2012-09-28, 17:55 PM

I bought 2x4 gb memory on internet.

The seller clearly stated that those were specifically for T500.

I put it but the pc at boot started to beep 6 or 7 times and nothing more.

I read same problem punished others but i didn't find any solution.

I put my old 2x1 gb and the system started well.

 

Have I to update the original Bios?

Have I to fix something?

 

Please help, as I shouldn't sell my new memory.....

 

many thanks

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Re: 8 GB on Lenovo T 500 doesn't work.

2012-09-28, 18:37 PM

I know the T500 supports 8GB because I've used 8GB in the T400 and T61p.  That starts to point to the memory you bought.

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Re: 8 GB on Lenovo T 500 doesn't work.

2012-09-28, 20:32 PM

I  bought  my new Memory here: 

http://www.ebay.it/itm/310374778011?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649

They say this Memory Is for Lenovo T500.

but it doesn't boot. Only many beeps.

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Re: 8 GB on Lenovo T 500 doesn't work.

2012-09-28, 20:35 PM

please post the beep sequence. an example would be: 1-3-3-1 for 1 long, 3 short, 3 short and 1 long.

 

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Re: 8 GB on Lenovo T 500 doesn't work.

2012-09-28, 21:23 PM

Yes, I that's the sequence!

1 3 3 1

 

What does it mean?

 

What can i do?

 

 

Thanks

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Re: 8 GB on Lenovo T 500 doesn't work.

2012-09-28, 21:29 PM

ok.

1-3-3-1 generally means a bad memory stick or memory slot.

 

so... pull the new memory stick and confirm the machine boots with the original stick. then take that original stick and move it to the other memory slot to confirm that the machine boots. if it does, then the new stick you bought is faulty. if the machine doesn't boot with the original memory in the 2nd slot, the i'd presume the slot is defective. is your machine still under warranty?

 

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Re: 8 GB on Lenovo T 500 doesn't work.

2012-09-28, 21:48 PM

I made this test:

I've two sticks of 1gb Each.

One for Each slot.

In this configuration it works fine.

If I change the two or only one stick with the a new 4gb stick the system doesnt boot.

I think, if you are right, the new sticks, even if the seller claimes they're for T500, as you can 

see from link i posted above, don't fit.

I shall send them back......

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