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Windows 7: 64 bit windows is detecting only 2gb of the 4gb ram installed

24 Aug 2013   #1
abu46

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
64 bit windows is detecting only 2gb of the 4gb ram installed

Hi guys,

i have 2x2gb corsair make ram sticks installed on my 64bit windows pc

but since yesterday windows is only detecting 2gbs of ram, while the bios and sw like rammon detect 4gb installed

have tried resetting bios by jumpers but sometimes windows says 2gb, 2.96gb usable and sometimes detects full 4gb ram!!!!!




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25 Aug 2013   #2
ICit2lol

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Abu mate might be worth running a memtest - takes a long time RAM - Test with Memtest86+

you will need to make a bootable disk and set the BIOS to boot from the optical and let the test run for at least 8 passes unless it finds errors very quickly.
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25 Aug 2013   #3
msalton1

windows 7 Pro 64 Bit
 
 

+1 ICit2lol. Running it overnight is a good method.
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25 Aug 2013   #4
ICit2lol

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by msalton1 View Post
+1 ICit2lol. Running it overnight is a good method.
Absolutely mate the only exception is if I get errors straight away it makes life so much easier eh?
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