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Windows 7: Help with chipset

05 Nov 2012   #1
ziphedz

windows 7 home premium 32-bit
 
 
Help with chipset

hey i have windows 7 home premium 32-bit, i also have 4GB RAM but only (2.93 GB usable).
i have intel chipset 4 graphics .... what i would like to know is why my computer is not using all my RAM an can i use 1GB of my RAM as Video ram for games?????

thx in advance =-]


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05 Nov 2012   #2
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi ziphedz, Read this HOW TO: Removing 4GB Memory Limit on 32 bit Windows and this RAM limit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia this will answer your question
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05 Nov 2012   #3
ziphedz

windows 7 home premium 32-bit
 
 

kool thx also can i use any on my RAM for graphics as wanty to play games but my intel chipset 4 is not good enough
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05 Nov 2012   #4
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ziphedz View Post
kool thx also can i use any on my RAM for graphics as wanty to play games but my intel chipset 4 is not good enough
Hi ziphedz, Have you thought about an add on GFX card and disabling the onboard GFX ? , There are many good cheap models available nowadays that won't break the bank
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05 Nov 2012   #5
ziphedz

windows 7 home premium 32-bit
 
 

i did think about it but to behonest with baby on way funds are a bit tight at the moment
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05 Nov 2012   #6
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi ziphedz, Congratulations on your new baby, I'm afraid you are pretty much stuck with what you have then until you can afford to make the upgrade
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05 Nov 2012   #7
ziphedz

windows 7 home premium 32-bit
 
 

ok thank you for ya help

i do have one more quiestion tho..... yesterday i installed open office on my desk top and after install there is a little section or the top of the display that appears at the bottom of my screen now an covers the start menu what could that be i have tried uninstallin the open office an have done a system restore an still nop fix
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05 Nov 2012   #8
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi alex , Have you tried adjusting the screen resolution ?
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05 Nov 2012   #9
ziphedz

windows 7 home premium 32-bit
 
 

yeah was the first thing i tried then i tried unplugin the monotor an left computer unpluged for about half hour
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