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Windows 7: Extra Ram in Task Manager

22 Jan 2011   #1
mfcphil

Windows 7 pro 32 bit
 
 
Extra Ram in Task Manager

I've installed 2 gig of extra ram on my pc and it shows up everywhere but in the Task Manager I only see the old 2 gig showing in the process page?


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22 Jan 2011   #2
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

The cap for windows 7 32 bit windows 7 is 4 gb. T help us help you better please fill out your system specs. Thank you.
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22 Jan 2011   #3
mfcphil

Windows 7 pro 32 bit
 
 

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name THE-PEACOCKS-PC
System Manufacturer Dell Inc
System Model Dimension E521
System Type X86-based PC
Processor AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+, 2200 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc 1.1.11, 02/08/2007
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United Kingdom
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7600.16385"
User Name The-Peacocks-PC\Phillip
Time Zone Pacific Standard Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 3.25 GB
Available Physical Memory 1.97 GB
Total Virtual Memory 6.50 GB
Available Virtual Memory 5.07 GB
Page File Space 3.25 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
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22 Jan 2011   #4
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

So you previously only had 2Gb of ram correct?
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22 Jan 2011   #5
mfcphil

Windows 7 pro 32 bit
 
 

Yes I originally had 2 gig have added 2 making it up to 4 gig The Extra 2 gig shows up on my pc but is not running in the tsk manager
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22 Jan 2011   #6
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mfcphil View Post
Yes I originally had 2 gig have added 2 making it up to 4 gig The Extra 2 gig shows up on my pc but is not running in the tsk manager
You need the 64-bit version of Windows7 to use all the 4GB

The 32-bit version will only use up to 3.25GB of RAM, but the actual usable memory may be lower depending on your hardware
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22 Jan 2011   #7
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

It shows he has 3.25 gb's which is right for 32 bit os
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22 Jan 2011   #8
mfcphil

Windows 7 pro 32 bit
 
 

Think I will install the 64 bit disc then...be rude not to
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22 Jan 2011   #9
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mfcphil View Post
Yes I originally had 2 gig have added 2 making it up to 4 gig The Extra 2 gig shows up on my pc but is not running in the tsk manager

How much is showing in task manager?



Ken
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