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T61 RAM upgrade- boot issue

2014-05-23, 3:17 AM

Hello, 

I have recently bought 2 GB RAM (DDR2 667 MHz) from Ebay to upgrade my T61 7658-CTO laptop from 2 GB to 3 GB. I replaced one of the originial RAM stick (of 1 GB) with newly bought 2 GB RAM. After that all the attempts to boot the laptop failed. I tried to swap the stick in two slots, but did not work. 

Please let me know if someone could advise on this. I am pretty sure that I've bought the correct RAM stick. My OS is Windows 7 ultimate, 32 bit. 

Thanks in advance.

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Re: T61 RAM upgrade- boot issue

2014-05-23, 12:40 PM

Welcome to the forum!

 

Sounds to me like you've purchased a defective DIMM that should be returned to the seller.

 

Good luck.

Cheers,

George




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