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Windows 7: Memory Not Matching Up.....

20 Sep 2010   #1
kneel

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, 7 Premium, & XP
 
 
Memory Not Matching Up.....

I just installed Windows 7 64 bit. I have 4 Gig's of Ram installed and it's telling me I have 4 installed, but only 3.5 usable.

Why? How can I fix that? My graphics card is a Nvidia geforce 9500 with 1024 of deicated memory with a gig of ram. It's got a DVI, VGA, & HDMI out's on it.

Can anyone help me understand why that 1/2 gig of Ram isn't showing up?

I'm going to attach a screen shot so you can see.....

Thanks for any help you can give, even if that's the way it's supposed to be!!!




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20 Sep 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

YOur computer is using the ram correctly
Practical PC Online - Beginner's Guides: Vista - How Much Memory Can I Have With Windows Vista?
The article is applicable to Seven.
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22 Sep 2010   #3
kneel

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, 7 Premium, & XP
 
 

thanks for the link....

In your opinion, do you think I should try and update my BIOS and get that other 1/2 gig of ram to show/run?
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23 Sep 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Ill talk to you in the way that I think will offer the best help. If you are not experienced with the Bios, you should not do anything, you could cause permanent damage to your computer. I do not think that it is a problem, as I said.
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24 Sep 2010   #5
kneel

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, 7 Premium, & XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Ill talk to you in the way that I think will offer the best help. If you are not experienced with the Bios, you should not do anything, you could cause permanent damage to your computer. I do not think that it is a problem, as I said.
I thank you for your help.


I'm a forum guy, I own/admin/code 3 of my own.....BUT....I have access to a PC guru, which is why I'm wonderin if I should have him take a look at it. (Family member + PC/MAC genius).

Thank you tho Rich, 'preciate it!
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24 Sep 2010   #6
ArthurIhde

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
YOur computer is using the ram correctly
Practical PC Online - Beginner's Guides: Vista - How Much Memory Can I Have With Windows Vista?
The article is applicable to Seven.
thanks the post is very helpful!
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