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how do I check memory installed correctly.


Grizzley

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good day.

Can someone please advise me on a possible problem.

I have just installed 2x8gb memory on my new Lenovo laptop running windows 8. After install I checked to see if it had installed correctly, It says 8gb installed. I am new to installing memory myself, and am not sure if this is correct, I inserted the memory into the relative slots X2 but only mentions a single memory stick. Is this normal and I have nothing to worry about or do I need to go back in and recheck. Any advice is appreciated.

Thanks

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rdave13

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Check your laptop's spec to see if the motherboard will support 16GB ram.

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Grizzley

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Thanks for the reply. Crucial scan gives me 32gb max over 2 slots.

I have gone back into the laptop memory bay and re-seated the memory. Properties now say 16gb. I do thank you for your advice it was appreciated.

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rdave13

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Glad you're sorted.

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