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Windows 7: Task Manager Wrong?

23 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Task Manager Wrong?

I've tried googling this but haven't seen anything like it. Sorry if this has already been addressed.

BIOS reports 4GB of memory

System info reports 4GB of memory
Task Manager reports 2GB of memory
BOOT Advance Options (under msconfig) does not have max memory check box checked
Any ideas?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Sep 2010   #2

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Down load and check Ram on Process explorer, If that shows the correct total, you are OK.
Process Explorer - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET
If process explorer shows the correct amount of RAM, Task Manager may be corrupt.
Try an SFC scan
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Although written for XP here is an excellent explanation of RAM usage
4GB RAM in Windows XP
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Any ideas?
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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