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I have upgraded my MBP from 4GB (2x2GB) to 16GB (2x8GB) SO-DIMMs. After upgrading it keeps restarting continuously.

Here is the new RAM detail: Kingston Mac Memory 8GB DDR3L-1600(PC3-12800) SO-DIMM 1.35V (KTA-MB1600L/8G).

This screen appears before restarting:

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Apple Macbook Pro MD101HN/A 13-inch Laptop (mid 2012)

  • Core i5
  • 4GB
  • 500GB
  • Mac OS Mavericks
  • Chances are, you have the wrong RAM. What is the model and/or year of your MacBook Pro? It could also be defective RAM, but let's check to make sure you have the right memory for your particular MacBook. – Allan Jul 20 '16 at 18:08
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    Please post those details to the question. It helps when this information is provided with the question itself. Remember, we're not there to look over your shoulder. Take a look at How To Ask on writing a good question. – Allan Jul 20 '16 at 18:33
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    Can you run Apple Hardware Test (AHT). Hold the D key while booting from a powered off state with the AC adapter connected? Also, remove one of the models and try to boot. If it fails again, swap the modules and test again. Post your results to the original question. – Allan Jul 20 '16 at 18:37
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    When you edit your question, you should not just link to Amazon, also list the model number and which version of the Mac it is (mid 2012?). Can you also tell us what you did with the RAM, did you leave in one of the original 2GB RAM sticks and replace one of them with the 8GB stick? You're supposed to have them both the same. Try putting your old RAM back in and see what happens. – kal-al Jul 20 '16 at 18:45
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    @kal-al - It's a mid 2012 (after some digging). It support 16GB – Allan Jul 20 '16 at 18:48

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