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Windows 7: Hardware reserved show Huge amount of memory

18 Oct 2015   #1
Hk420

Windows 7 Enterprise 32bit
 
 
Hardware reserved show Huge amount of memory

So i was trying to play a few steam games lately, and i noticed they were running really slow and weren't loading properly, so i went to investigate what was going on, and then i stumbled on to this

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So after that i went to the web, To try and figure out solutions, now The First solution i found was to update my BIOS, so i went ahead and did that



Still had the same problem,
So after that, i remeber that i just reinstalled win 7, so i scrounged up my mobos driver disk and installed everything i could

Still nothing, still seeing 13GB as hardware reserved.

Below are a few screens of probbly stuff youll want to see or ask for






Also FUll build can be found here.

Any and all help would be appreciated, Thanks


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18 Oct 2015   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

In your last screen print it shows you have Windows 32 Bit installed.
You would need to do a clean install with Windows 64 Bit to use all your RAM.
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18 Oct 2015   #3
Hk420

Windows 7 Enterprise 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
In your last screen print it shows you have Windows 32 Bit installed.
You would need to do a clean install with Windows 64 Bit to use all your RAM.
Is that really all it is?

Wow. damn.
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18 Oct 2015   #4
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Yes.
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18 Oct 2015   #5
Hk420

Windows 7 Enterprise 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
Yes.
Wow, Damn, And since i only found this disc and not the 64 bit copy, pretty much screwed on that arent i
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18 Oct 2015   #6
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

See this thread, post#20 has a link where you might be able to get a legit 64 bit download.
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18 Oct 2015   #7
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Your pictures show two different brands of ram. (Crucial and Patriot) and two different frequencies.

You have completely mismatch ram. That is probable what is causing part of your problem.
I would recommend matched ram. Same manufacture, speeds, volts bought at the same place at the same time.
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