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Windows 7: 8GB ram(3.98GB usable) why T_T help me pls

01 Aug 2013   #1
AnsonTan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
8GB ram(3.98GB usable) why T_T help me pls

i trying doing the enable my remaping still same, and try to resit my ram and still same
why ??the picture i take~
My pc spec~AMD FX-6200
8gb (3.98gb usable)
Cross-Fire Sapphire Graphic Card HD 6850 1DDR5 256bit x2
ASUS Mainboard M5A88-EVO




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01 Aug 2013   #2
pricetech

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Just checking; Are you running 32 bit or 64 bit Windows ?? It sounds like 32.
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01 Aug 2013   #3
OvenMaster

Win7 Pro 32bit
 
 

His screenshot and system specs show 64-bit Ultimate.
I'm curious to see the lower part of his System page to see if Windows is legit.
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01 Aug 2013   #4
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

If it were 32-bit windows, he would only be able to use about 3.5 or less. Are there any settings in your BIOS to allow use of all installed RAM?
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01 Aug 2013   #5
AnsonTan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pricetech View Post
Just checking; Are you running 32 bit or 64 bit Windows ?? It sounds like 32.
64bit
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01 Aug 2013   #6
AnsonTan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kbrady1979 View Post
If it were 32-bit windows, he would only be able to use about 3.5 or less. Are there any settings in your BIOS to allow use of all installed RAM?
i try all the bios can do~update latest bios still same
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02 Aug 2013   #7
1Engineer

Windows
 
 

How much RAM is displayed in the BIOS?
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02 Aug 2013   #8
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit Technical Preview
 
 

If the bios shows 8gb then skip to the next step,if not then it could be a issue with the motherboard not reading it or one of the sticks has gone bad and can not be read.
Anyways have you tried checking in msconfig? Hold the windows key then press R and type msconfig and press enter or click ok. If uac shows up then press yes and enter. Go to the boot tab then click on advanced options. At advanced options check to see if you have a check next to maximum memory and if so how much does it say. If it does have a check next to memory with a lower number then 8192 then uncheck it and reboot because it is set to show less memory to the operating system.

Check to see if it shows 8gbs now, if it does not try checking next to maximum memory and clicking the up arrow next to the amount until it reaches the maximum that you can put it up being 8192 for a 8gb ram system. Should look like in my screen shot and once done click ok and reboot and check if windows sees your memory now.

If you still have issues or this resolved the issue please let us know.

-Miguel


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03 Aug 2013   #9
Imrankhan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

The problem may also arise , If you install Windows without secureboot over a UEFI BIOS.
(I have experienced such a crisis while i turned off secureboot to install Windows 7, and System Properties showed 1996MB Memory. But I had 6GB Ram). Please check that too. Use Hardware diagnostic tool supplied by Manufacturer to check the RAM.
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