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Windows 7: Not all of my RAM is usable

07 Jun 2011   #11
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

thanks Wallon, couldn't find that spec.


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07 Jun 2011   #12
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
thanks Wallon, couldn't find that spec.
You're welcome! But there's no reason for ...
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07 Jun 2011   #13
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wallonn7 View Post
+Rep for this BTW.
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07 Jun 2011   #14
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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+Rep for this BTW.
Thanks one more time!
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07 Jun 2011   #15
JeffreyMartin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Thanks for all the help. I am going to try some of these solutions shortly.
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07 Jun 2011   #16
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JeffreyMartin View Post
Thanks for all the help. I am going to try some of these solutions shortly.
Please come back and let us know the results!
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10 Jun 2011   #17
JeffreyMartin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Well, it seems that it is a compatibility problem with the RAM, although they are of the same set and worked together for many years. I tried 2x512 MB sticks and they worked together fine. I went ahead and ordered 2x2G Gskill sticks. Hopefully I won't have the problem with the new RAM.
Thanks for all of the help everyone, this site is extremely helpful and appreciated.
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10 Jun 2011   #18
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You're welcome!
Return to the SF whenever you need and do not forget to tell us if problem was actually solved by buying the new memory ram
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Good luck!
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28 Jun 2011   #19
JeffreyMartin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

So I got two news sticks of RAM, and the problem is still happening. Could it be a problem with my motherboard? My slots work fine, it just seems like it's capping my memory, although I don't have a limit on my maximum memory.
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28 Jun 2011   #20
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wallonn7 View Post
Hello again Jeff, did you check this article out?
Just for grins and giggles, Take out one 2GB stick and see what is being listed as useable then. Boards with four RAM slots are usually picky about which slots are in use when two are populated.
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