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Windows 7: Memory


23 Oct 2010   #21
whs
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LiquidSnak View Post
First, can you post a snip of resource monitor on the memory tab?
I think you are right. A snip of the Resource Monitor colored bar would help a lot. That would also show the "Hardware Reserved".

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23 Oct 2010   #22
mjf

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Ken,
I'm running 64bit & look at my figures. Are your calcs right?
I thought he might have a dead 2 GB memory stick.
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23 Oct 2010   #23
mjf

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LiquidSnak View Post
Let's start with the complicated things that take the most time then Your show, mate.
Listen Mr post it, I'm not your mate and a Windows memory check takes 15 minutes!
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23 Oct 2010   #24

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Yeah, acting like a brat is sure going to push the OP in your direction.
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23 Oct 2010   #25
mjf

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Sonny I'm too old to be called a brat. Cannot stop laughing --- you sort the OP out.
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23 Oct 2010   #26

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Ken,
I'm running 64bit & look at my figures. Are your calcs right?
I thought he might have a dead 2 GB memory stick.
His does say 4096 installed, 4095 total. so OS is seeing the whole four. I am not married to the estimate I used but if he isnt experiencing any problems why worry?


Ken
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23 Oct 2010   #27
mjf

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Ken,
I'm running 64bit & look at my figures. Are your calcs right?
I thought he might have a dead 2 GB memory stick.
His does say 4096 installed, 4095 total. so OS is seeing the whole four. I am not married to the estimate I used but if he isnt experiencing any problems why worry?


Ken
Yes, you're right. Maybe I should go back and do my sums.
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24 Oct 2010   #28

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Anywho, apologies for that. Apparently we cannot collaborate our information on a help forum to bring you some help Could you post a snip of resource monitor, and then:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Try running Windows built in memory check first.

Press Start - Type "memory" no quotes
select "Windows Memory Diagnostic"
tell it to test now - your PC will restart & a memory test will happen.
It will take some time and a 2 pass progress bar will show.
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24 Oct 2010   #29

Windows 8 X64 M3 8102 / Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

i have 24GB on Main pc i use for 3D Animations,Gaming,movies,VMware7 or all at once and my windows after it loads is at 769MB ram loaded (Disabled alot of windows features and Services) using AVG Tuneup 2011, Tuneup utilities 2010 Tweak 7 and sticking to Windows security essentals. But after i start using it its sits @ 1.2gb-1.4gb Steam,Xfire,Raptr Everest Ultimate,VMware Loaded MAC OS X Leapord and Windows 98SE For older apps and DOS games and i allways have MVware going on another screen so total after all is loaded its 2-4GB

and for system testing/Cleaning Tuneup utilities 2010,Windows Memtest, and a Bootable USB key with some classic and new DOS testing apps (Windows server 2003 X64 ad Linux DLS with apps also) USB Key 16gb USB3.0

over the last few years i have use alot of rame over afew pcs and found the ones with Corsair or Kingston failed first and fround GEIL and OCZ realy good in my opinion!!

I Love playing with CRAP!!!!

And for system repair i have setup a server pc and a USB Key with Windows OS installer for windows XP SP3, Windows server 2003 X64, Windows 7 32bit and 64bit
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24 Oct 2010   #30
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LiquidSnak View Post
Anywho, apologies for that. Apparently we cannot collaborate our information on a help forum to bring you some help Could you post a snip of resource monitor, and then:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Try running Windows built in memory check first.

Press Start - Type "memory" no quotes
select "Windows Memory Diagnostic"
tell it to test now - your PC will restart & a memory test will happen.
It will take some time and a 2 pass progress bar will show.
My apologies were directed to zigzag3143 for the items in bold. The actual calculations are still up for debate.

I will cease to contribute further to this thread.

LiquidSnak, I have expressed my views in private correspondence to you.
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