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Windows 7: dedicated video memory reduced after formatting hdd

02 Oct 2014   #1
niqolax

windows ultimate 64bit
 
 
dedicated video memory reduced after formatting hdd

I bought a uk used hp pavilion dv6 notebook pc.it has 8gb ram,intel corei7 processor,500gb hdd,windows 7 64bit.when I checked the advanced setting,it showed
Total system memory: 5.03gb
Dedicated video memory: 1.3gb
Shared system memory: 3.7gb
Bt I started having problems with the hard drive and I formatted it and installed a windows7 ultimate 64bit. The problem now is dat when I checked the settings again it showed
Total video memory: 1.694gb
Dedicated video memory: 64mb
Shared system memory: 1.630gb
The laptop has two graphics card,an intel hd 3000 and an amd 6770m graphics card...but the amd graphics card is not working properly...I can't even play some old games on d laptop anymore.pls I don't know if there's a way to get back d old video memory or if the 64mb can be increased..thanks in advance


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02 Oct 2014   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... What was the Original OS that was Installed on your Laptop ..

Also what is the exact Model Number ? .....
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02 Oct 2014   #3
niqolax

windows ultimate 64bit
 
 

The original os was windows 7
ultimate
Model number hp pavilion Dv6-6c47cl
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02 Oct 2014   #4
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Did you Install the Drivers from the Manufactures Website ?..
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02 Oct 2014   #5
niqolax

windows ultimate 64bit
 
 

Yes I did...I installed all the necessary drivers
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02 Oct 2014   #6
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

What is the Driver Date for each Card ..


Which Card did this Information come from ...


Total video memory: 1.694gb
Dedicated video memory: 64mb
Shared system memory: 1.630gb
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02 Oct 2014   #7
niqolax

windows ultimate 64bit
 
 

The information from the intel hd 3000 graphics card...
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02 Oct 2014   #8
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Intel HD cards uses the system RAM as video memory

The quantity of memory used is usually dynamic and will vary depending on a number of things.....

You have switchable Graphics ... Is you other Card not working ?
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02 Oct 2014   #9
niqolax

windows ultimate 64bit
 
 

That's the issue.I think its working but how can I switch to the amd graphics card...pls help ooh...d whole stuff is getting frustrating
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02 Oct 2014   #10
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Please Post the Drivers dates ... Select the Display Adapter right click and select Property s/ Driver ..

The Graphics switch when needed it is automatic ..
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