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Windows 7: Hardware reserved memory issue

12 Mar 2014   #1
JTDugas

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Hardware reserved memory issue

My computer has been pretty slow lately, so I when I went to the task manager, I see less than 2gb of RAM(as you can see in the attached screenshot) . I have no idea how to fix this. Any sugestions?




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15 Mar 2014   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Did you install any updates or new video driver around this time?
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17 Mar 2014   #3
JTDugas

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Did you install any updates or new video driver around this time?
I recently installed a second opperating system and I think that is when I began to notice the problem. But other than that, I haven't made any changes to my computer at all, it seems very random to me
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17 Mar 2014   #4
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Does it show in both OS?
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18 Mar 2014   #5
JTDugas

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

No, not at all. It is only a problem with windows, and over the past couple days i've tried contless times to reinstall the ram/restart the computer/checked through all the bois... Everything else on the computer runs perfectly normal except for the RAM issues
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18 Mar 2014   #6
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

If you go into Device Manager and right click on the Video and click Properties, somewhere in there it should list the memory ranges it is using. If it's excessive it should be noticeable in there would be my guess. I don't know what to do other than to try to isolate which device is hogging the ram. If it is one device, that is.
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