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Windows 7: 6GB of RAM installed, only 2.99GB usable

07 Dec 2013   #1
Slothalicious

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
6GB of RAM installed, only 2.99GB usable

Hello,
I really want to use NVIDIA Shadowplay but it is showing that apparently I have 3GB of RAM installed and 6GB usable. What can I do? I've attached the image of it.

Thanks,
Lachy


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07 Dec 2013   #2
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

You can't have 5.99 useable with only 3GB installed. What is the screenshot from?
In the Start Search type msconfig to open the System Configuration window, if UAC asks, allow it to run. Select the Boot tab and click the Advanced button. The BOOT Advanced Options window will open.


Uncheck the box for Maximum Memory if it is checked. Click OK, Apply and reboot for the change to take affect.


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07 Dec 2013   #3
Slothalicious

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
You can't have 5.99 useable with only 3GB installed.
In the Start Search type msconfig to open the System Configuration window, if UAC asks, allow it to run. Select the Boot tab and click the Advanced button. The BOOT Advanced Options window will open.


Uncheck the box for Maximum Memory if it is checked. Click OK, Apply and reboot for the change to take affect.


What if it's not checked?
Thanks
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07 Dec 2013   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

It should be OK, some Dell Hardware is using .01GB of RAM. Have you tried running your program?
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07 Dec 2013   #5
Slothalicious

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
It should be OK, some Dell Hardware is using .01GB of RAM. Have you tried running your program?
Yeah sorry the Screenshot is from NVIDIA geforce experience. Trying to use shadowplay to record some gameplay. It wont let me use it because apparently I don't have 4gb of RAM or higher.
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07 Dec 2013   #6
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Press the windows logo key and the Pause Break key at the same time, how much RAM does the system properties window say you have?
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07 Dec 2013   #7
Slothalicious

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Press the windows logo key and the Pause Break key at the same time, how much RAM does the system properties window say you have?
Hello,
It says I have 5.99gb of RAM installed. It looks like it's the program because I've found some other people with the same issue. Thanks anyway though.
https://forums.geforce.com/default/t...edback-thread/
Lachy
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07 Dec 2013   #8
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Sorry I'm no help, good luck mate.
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