|19 Aug 2013||#1|
| || |
Windows 7 professional SP1 32bit reading only 2.3 GB RAM
I am in a very unusual situation right now. I have a 2 months old Acer E1-571G laptop preloaded with Windows 8 SL and a UEFI BIOS ver 2.15.
Few days back my elder son was playing some game on it & after that my laptop just refused to boot. I tried several options like booting from Alt + F10 recovery and repair/refresh OS but none of that worked for me. I tried reaching out to the local dealer & Acer support over phone several times but didn't got any assistance till date.
Frustrated with all this I went ahead and installed Windows 7 prof SP1 32bit OS by switching UEFI to 'Legacy BIOS' and disabling secure boot. I was not able to install it as the HDD was a GPT disk, so I deleted all the factory partitions and while doing so I accidentally removed the Windows 8 OEM partition.
Right now I have lost my OEM Windows 8 and don't have any backup of it. (stupid of me i know) But the issue I am facing right now is Windows 7 is reading only 2.33 GB of RAM although the total RAM installed is 4 GB. There is no option is BIOS to change anything related to RAM allocation. I have all the latest drivers installed and my device manager looks neat and clean (no issues).
In resource monitor I see 1.7 GB RAM is blocked as 'Hardware Reserved'. Please help me out from this situation.
Thanks in Advance
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Windows 7 professional SP1 32bit reading only 2.3 GB RAM|
|Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit to Professional 64bit OEM?||Installation & Setup|
|I need help installing Windows 7 Professional 32bit||Installation & Setup|
|Random Freezing for Notebook ASUS F6VE Windows 7 Professional 32bit||BSOD Help and Support|
|Can't detect updates for Office 2010 (Professional Plus Edition 32bit)||Microsoft Office|
|BSOD. Random. 32bit Professional. 4GbRAM. Also Crashes a lot.||BSOD Help and Support|
|Windows 7 Professional 32bit hangs at Welcome Screen||BSOD Help and Support|
|battleforge working for 32bit professional||Gaming|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:37 AM.