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Windows 7: (6.08 unusable) ram?


21 Jul 2012   #1
bluzeboy

windows 7 64 BIT
 
 
(6.08 unusable) ram?

i have 8.00 gig ram in my computer info i get this message 8.00 ram (6.08 unusable) how can i use all my ram i'm running 64 bit


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22 Jul 2012   #2
MoD

Windows Ultimate 32-Bit, Windows Enterprise 32-bit
 
 

i guess you need to push it little harder ...
maybe PC uses the ram when it needed
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22 Jul 2012   #3
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

*You may check where the ram is getting used by opening Resource Monitor

*Also post a snip of your resmon. Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
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22 Jul 2012   #4
Mintos45

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

If you havent opened up your computer yet, make sure you wont void the warranty with the manufacture if you open it up (assuming you bought your computer from DELL/HP/LENOVO etc.)
If you dont negate the warranty, open up your computer and check how many RAM sticks are inside. Take them all out, and clean the RAM slots with compressed air. Then put the sticks back in one at a time (1 stick in, boot up computer to check that the computer recognizes that stick. Then put in another stick, boot up computer and check if computer recognizes it etc etc)

Sidenote: Before you actually do all of this, install CPU-Z and see if it recognizes your sticks of RAM
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22 Jul 2012   #5
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Would help to know the model number of your Dell.
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22 Jul 2012   #6
yowanvista

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bluzeboy View Post
i have 8.00 gig ram in my computer info i get this message 8.00 ram (6.08 unusable) how can i use all my ram i'm running 64 bit
Enable Memory Remap if it's listed in your BIOS
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22 Jul 2012   #7
bluzeboy

windows 7 64 BIT
 
 

i'm actually on my laptop -Sony Vaio i tried to enable Memory Remap in bios but could not find.
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22 Jul 2012   #8
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Model number of the laptop then.
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22 Jul 2012   #9
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Maybe it can happen if you have an onboard graphics card that takes RAM from the main memory. Those 2GB missing may be due to the GPU taking it away. In that case it's perfectly normal and acceptable for the memory to be non-usable.
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22 Jul 2012   #10
bluzeboy

windows 7 64 BIT
 
 

Model Number: US-VPCF2290X-LBOM now it says 8.00 -2.48 usable


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