Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Windows thinks I have 32Gb of RAM installed

02 Oct 2010   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
You should take this up with the motherboard manufacture. It is reporting incorrect values for memory.
Windows only knows what the hardware tells it, and it is telling it there is ~32 GB of Hardware Reserved memory.

However, any support seems unlikely as the board is from 2005 with no drivers for Windows 7 let alone Vista.
There is a BIOS update released in 2008, however, F120: GIGABYTE GA-K8NXP-SLI | Emaplaadid - BIOS
Damn, that's annoying. Incompatible with Windows x64 it seems.

And to stormy13, I already have those nForce drivers installed but thanks anyway.

It looks like I'm stuck with those strange problem for now, but thanks to everyone for their suggestions.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Oct 2010   #22
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

I would suggest going here before installing Windows 7.
Download details: Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jul 2011   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Never did solve this. Probably isn't a problem, just bugs me everytime I see it.

My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Windows thinks I have 32Gb of RAM installed

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 maybe thinks it's on (E:) and not (C:)
I posted in error where I it says widows is loading files and goes to start up repair 4 days ago and haven't got any response, so I think this might be my problem after I got this info on the error I get. Other than, when I run bootable MiniTool Partition Wizard it just loads for about 10 seconds...
Installation & Setup
Windows 8. Am I the only one that thinks that it's stupid?
I don't like Windows 8. Why? My friend has a new computer with Windows 8, this what I didn't like about it >> It's hard to navigate. >> When trying to find Bluetooth, I searched the UI, and could not for the life of me. >> Speaking of UI, it sucks, I don't like navigating through so much...
General Discussion
Windows 7 thinks there are 3 monitors when only 2 are connected
Heya I connected second graphic card to my old system. Windows for some reason thinks there are 3 monitors connected where as I have only 2. How do I set it back to 2 so my mouse would stop wondering off screen? Thanks, bye.
General Discussion
How to make Win 7 thinks Win Defender is not Installed
I'm trying to install Windows Defender, downloaded from Microsoft, but this message comes up "You do not need to install this software because Windows defender is included in Windows Vista...". Is there any way to make Windows 7 thinks is not installed? is not installed because i deleted the folder...
System Security
Windows 7 thinks there are two installations
I recently had a friend try to boot a DVD off my system and now am having problems with my MBR. The system keeps coming up asking me which installation of Windows 7 I want to run. If I choose the first one I get an error that says the installation doesn't exist (which it doesn't). I have...
Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:12.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App