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Windows 7: win7 64bit only recognizing 6gig of my 8gig of ram

07 Oct 2010   #161
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

no havent had a chance to try that yet, thats what im going to do this afternoon


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07 Oct 2010   #162
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

i forget im in united kingdom !!! 9pm here
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07 Oct 2010   #163
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

heh. well i appreciate the help. ill let you know what happens.
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07 Oct 2010   #164
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

just updated BIOS to new version 1302... no change
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07 Oct 2010   #165
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

with one stick in slot a1:


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07 Oct 2010   #166
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

WOW!

i feel so dumb. after removing the 2nd stick to see how it booted with one stick only, i reseated it and heard it "click" this time... now it appears to be working correctly. ugh.

sorry for the 150 page thread lol
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07 Oct 2010   #167
madtownidiot

 

Don't sweat it too much. It's not like you're the only person here who's ever done that.
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07 Oct 2010   #168
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

at the very least i hope im an example for others to make sure that they seat their ram correctly
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07 Oct 2010   #169
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DirtyElf View Post
at the very least i hope im an example for others to make sure that they seat their ram correctly

It's happened to all of us ...some time or another.

Have a great day and regards
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08 Oct 2010   #170
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

no worrys dirtyelf its a easy mistake to make and others who read this thread will be more aware so go on show us the ram working with a snipit of resmon
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