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Windows 7: Only recognising 1GB RAM

04 Nov 2009   #11
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Have you changed anything in MSConfig?


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04 Nov 2009   #12
rdoherty

Windows 7
 
 

No I haven't touched anything.. how odd lol
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04 Nov 2009   #13
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Hmm, try this.

Start, Accessories, Command prompt, type "msconfig" (no quotes), go to Boot tab, and advanced, and
tick the maximum memory and put it to the maximum, if 2GB is really there, This should get to 2048mb, apply, and restart.

hope it works.
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04 Nov 2009   #14
rdoherty

Windows 7
 
 

It just defaults back to 1024mb

I'll take a look at the sticks tomorrow and report back!
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04 Nov 2009   #15
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Could be faulty stick or slot.
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05 Nov 2009   #16
rdoherty

Windows 7
 
 

Possibly, but it's been running fine until I upgraded...
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05 Nov 2009   #17
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

The msconfig option is to limit the RAM at bootup. Can you flash the BIOS, then check if the RAM modules are fully seated?
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