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Windows 7: Not all of my RAM is usable

28 Jun 2011   #21
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried reseating the memory and clearing your CMOS?


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28 Jun 2011   #22
gregrocker

 

Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS

If this doesn't help go over the settings in BIOS setup with a fine-tooth comb.

And try every slot config.

I would switch to 32 bit if you cannot fix this.
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28 Jun 2011   #23
JeffreyMartin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Yep I took a look at it. When I take one out, it still list only 2g usable. When I put 2x512 MB sticks, they both work.
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28 Jun 2011   #24
JeffreyMartin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

So 32 bit would support 4gigs of RAM?
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28 Jun 2011   #25
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

32 bit would run on a computer with 4 GB of memory, but it doesn't support all of it. 3.25 GB is around the max you'd be using.
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28 Jun 2011   #26
JeffreyMartin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

On resource monitor it is saying I have 2049 MBs Reserved for Hardware.
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28 Jun 2011   #27
gregrocker

 

Look at the video card settings in BIOS.
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28 Jun 2011   #28
JeffreyMartin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Anything in particular I should be looking for?
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28 Jun 2011   #29
gregrocker

 

How much RAM is reserved?
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28 Jun 2011   #30
arkhi

Windows 2000 5.0 Build 2195
 
 

What Video Card do you have anyway?
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