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Windows 7: Shared Graphics Memory

19 Feb 2009   #11

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64

I'd like to ask more details about your laptop's origin but I'm afraid, it will border breaking forum rules on privacy.

Unfortunately, there are many variants of the A300 series and each variant has different specifications from one model to another. But as far as I can see, all graphics memory are dynamically shared.

Regarding your memory, it can accommodate the 4GB with no problems at all.

If you could provide the link where you download your driver for your specific model, that would be so much helpful to narrow down your model's information. That is, if you don't mind providing this information. Please read forum rules for reference. Thank you

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08 Jan 2010   #12

Windows 7
Same problem

I am having the same problem accept that my laptop (Lenovo T500) under windows 7 says it has 256Mb dedicated memory and is using 1003Mb Shared memory for a total of 1259Mb. I have 4gig's of memory in total but Windows7 in the system properties says that I only have 2.64Gb usable memory. There is also no setting in my Bios to change the memory usage. Anyone have an Idea of what I can do? 1.2gigs of memory just for my Graphics card is quite a bit of "lost" memory.
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03 Mar 2010   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium
Same problem

Do you have Windows 7 32-bit or 64-bit? If 32-bit, Windows will only recognize 3.2 or 3.5 GB of RAM (I've seen references to both numbers) even if you have 4 GB installed. That might explain where the 'missing' memory went. HTH
Larry aka Charliedog
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