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Windows 7: Memory 6GB (2.0GB Usable)????

09 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 64 Bit Professional
Memory 6GB (2.0GB Usable)????

Hey, I've been having some issues with my computer recently in that the memory it seems to be capable of using has been capped at 2GB despite having 6GB installed. I have included a print screen to display the problem, any help is greatly appreciated.


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09 Sep 2010   #2


Have you changed any settings in msconfig? Where you set the number of processors in the boot options. If you change the amount of maximum memory, it can cause problems like this.
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09 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1

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09 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

If you are still having problems, check BIOS for manual/vendor tweaks on ram/cpu/bus and set them to auto/default. I would also check ram/bus timing with CPUID to be sure all ram chips are working ok.
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09 Sep 2010   #5

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Everlong View Post
Have you changed any settings in msconfig? Where you set the number of processors in the boot options. If you change the amount of maximum memory, it can cause problems like this.

Max memory should be set to zero (0)

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