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Windows 7: 64Bit OS wont utilize my 16GB memory.

03 Oct 2013   #1
mikemeadeuk

7 home premium 64bit
 
 
64Bit OS wont utilize my 16GB memory.

Hi Guys,

So I have a 64bit laptop with 16gb ram running 7 ultimate 64bit.

If I have a few programs open my computer starts to grind to a halt when it hits 3.5-4gb ram being used.

I have only ever seen it hit around 6-7GB when I was doing MASSIVE stuff in Excel. If I have other applications that need more memory, they grind to a halt.

Why cant my system seem to utilize the full 16gb memory?

any ideas?

thanks

Mike


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03 Oct 2013   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

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03 Oct 2013   #3
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