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Windows 7: Computer boot w/ 4 GB RAM not 8 GB ??


04 Feb 2010   #1

windows 7 pro x86/windows xp pro 32 bit
 
 
Computer boot w/ 4 GB RAM not 8 GB ??

can someone tell me why my computer will not boot with 8 gis of ram, but it will boot with 4 gigs of ram? cpu and motherboard and OS are comaptible


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04 Feb 2010   #2

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

Memory 4 gigs, ddr2 pc5300 667mhz


Are all the sticks the same Brand & Speed ?

Is there anything in the Bios setup about Max Memory ?
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04 Feb 2010   #3

windows 7 pro x86/windows xp pro 32 bit
 
 

yes, all the sticks are the same, exactly the same, model brand , speed. identical.Looked in bios, there is nothing like that over there.
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05 Feb 2010   #4

windows 7 pro x86/windows xp pro 32 bit
 
 
Found solution!!!! It is really working,

I HOPE IT WILL HELP SOMEONE ELSE WITH THE SAME PROBLEM. !
I LOOKED IN THE MOTHERBOARD`S BOOK AND IT WAS SAYING TO UNPLUG THE POWER COARD AND REMOVE THE VIDEO CARD AFTER THAT , AND ALL THE MEMORY, AND AFTER THAT TO REINSTALL ALL THE MEMORY BACK !
I DID THAT AND IT IS WORKING ...
THE BOOK SAYS TO DO IT IN THIS WAY , FOR THE MOTHERBOARD TO RESET THE COUNTS AND THE VIDEO SPACE ALLOWED TO VIDEO CARD .. IN MY CASE.


conclusion...it did WORKED!!!
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05 Feb 2010   #5

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

So you are saying you are pretty sure this has fixed th problem. ?
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05 Feb 2010   #6

windows 7 pro x86/windows xp pro 32 bit
 
 
hello again

i am really sure about that
and than i found the same information about removing video card and all memory on intel website
...looking thru specification for may motherboard.,...
but i quess.. all this applies to everyone working with intel boards, or newer boards.
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05 Feb 2010   #7

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dacianus View Post
i am really sure about that
and than i found the same information about removing video card and all memory on intel website
...looking thru specification for may motherboard.,...
but i quess.. all this applies to everyone working with intel boards, or newer boards.
good post. had the same problem with a few other systems in the past couple months
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