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Windows 7: Low physical memory?

25 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Low physical memory?

I have 3gb installed on this computer
But only 762 mb physical memory. WHY .
It used to have way more physical memory
but i let my friend borrow it so im wondering. .

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit

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25 Aug 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit

Welcome to the forum.

See if this tutorial helps you.

Post back for further suggestions.
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25 Aug 2012   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

How much memory shows in BIOS Setup? It looks like you only have 1GB.
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25 Aug 2012   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

Run this little program to see for sure what you got in that notebook.
Speccy - System Information - Free Download
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25 Aug 2012   #5

Win7 Pro 64

Looks like your paging out allot. Either add more memory above 4GB since your running 64 bit windows, which will access all you install, or add another drive, preferably a SSD, and change your page file to it. Probably cheaper to add ram though. Another possibility is to shut off indexing. Post your pc specs to help you better.
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26 Aug 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Operating System
    MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
    AMD K10    70 C
    45nm Technology
    Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 532MHz (7-7-7-20)
    Hewlett-Packard 1444 (Socket S1G4)    69 C
    Generic PnP Monitor (1366x768@60Hz)
    AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 (HP)
Hard Drives
    298GB Western Digital WDC WD32 00BEVT-60A23T0 SATA Disk Device (SATA)    41 C
Optical Drives
    hp DVD A  DS8A5LH SATA CdRom Device
    Realtek High Definition Audio

        Memory slots
            Total memory slots    2
            Used memory slots    2
            Free memory slots    0
            Type    DDR3
            Size    3072 MBytes
            Channels #    Dual
            DRAM Frequency    532.0 MHz
            CAS# Latency (CL)    7 clocks
            RAS# to CAS# Delay (tRCD)    7 clocks
            RAS# Precharge (tRP)    7 clocks
            Cycle Time (tRAS)    20 clocks
            Bank Cycle Time (tRC)    27 clocks
            Command Rate (CR)    1T
        Physical Memory
            Memory Usage    67 %
            Total Physical    762 MB
            Available Physical    250 MB
            Total Virtual    3.67 GB
            Available Virtual    2.10 GB
            Number Of SPD Modules    2
                Slot #1
                Slot #2

        AMD K10
            Cores    2
            Threads    2
            Name    AMD K10
            Package    Socket S1 (638)
            Technology    45nm
            Specification    AMD Phenom(tm) II P650 Dual-Core Processor
            Family    F
            Extended Family    10
            Model    6
            Extended Model    6
            Stepping    3
            Revision    DA-C3
            Instructions    MMX (+), 3DNow! (+), SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4A, AMD 64
            Virtualization    Supported, Enabled
            Hyperthreading    Not supported
            Bus Speed    199.5 MHz
            Rated Bus Speed    1795.5 MHz
            Stock Core Speed    2600 MHz
            Stock Bus Speed    200 MHz
            Average Temperature    70 C
                    L1 Data Cache Size    2 x 64 KBytes
                    L1 Instructions Cache Size    2 x 64 KBytes
                    L2 Unified Cache Size    2 x 1024 KBytes
                Core 0
                Core 1
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26 Aug 2012   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

First Check your bios for installed memory, if it doesn't show 3GB like you said you had, you need to open the memory compartment on your Laptop and see if any has worked loose or if your "mate" has....lets say borrowed it!!
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26 Aug 2012   #8
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

Your post #8 shows 3072 MB which equals 3.072 GB. Not bad for a Notebook. The next thing I would check is msconfig and see what is running in the background. If you are not sure how to do that post back I will be glad to explain. The specs I find indicates your max ram for your Notebook is 4 gigs 1600 spd.
1000 mb = 1 gb.
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26 Aug 2012   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1

Also, you let your friend borrow it, so it sounds like it could be a virus problem. Run a full scan with Malwarebytes: Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.62 -
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26 Aug 2012   #10
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

Loaning a computer to a friend is like loaning your girl friend to a friend. They never come back the same.
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