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Windows 7: Hardware reserved Memory?

19 Dec 2011   #31
bala2289

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AdamantForce View Post
This is my Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit system reserved memory usage.

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What do you mean by patched to 64 bit?


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19 Dec 2011   #32
pallesenw

Windows
 
 

It is a patch to remove the 4 GB physical ram limitation in the kernel.
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20 Dec 2011   #33
bala2289

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pallesenw View Post
It is a patch to remove the 4 GB physical ram limitation in the kernel.
You might wanna look at this..
Upgrade from 32 bit to 64 bit problem
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13 Jan 2015   #34
snoozemode

Windows 7
 
 

Activate memory hole remapping in BIOS and you will get your "harware reserved" memory back.
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05 Sep 2016   #35
schuyler71

win 7 pro
 
 
Hardware Reserved Memory

Why is my hardware reserve memory so high?


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05 Sep 2016   #36
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Welcome to the forum.

Is this a 32 or 64 bit OS? What you are seeing is to be expected in a 32 bit OS if 16 GB RAM is installed. A 32 bit OS can address a maximum of 4 GB RAM of which about 3-3.5 GB will be accessible.
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05 Sep 2016   #37
schuyler71

win 7 pro
 
 
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32 bit, I understand the amount of usable memory with a 32 bit system. But why so much allocated to hardware reserve.
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05 Sep 2016   #38
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

With a 32 bit OS all memory above the 4 GB limit will be assigned to hardware reserved to prevent it being used. There is no one other category available for inaccessible memory.
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05 Sep 2016   #39
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You need to install 64 bit and get a newer video card, at least something in the 900 series.
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