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Windows 7: 4.0 GB RAM (2.91 GB usable)?

22 Jun 2009   #1
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 
4.0 GB RAM (2.91 GB usable)?

Hello everyone, I am on Windows 7 RC Build 7100 x64, using a x64 CPU, I have 2 x 2GB DDR2 800MHz RAM and it shows this in System;

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Why is this?


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23 Jun 2009   #2
ikilledkenny

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Longhorn 4074
 
 

Either that's not a genuine x64 build (possible, if you got it from a torrent), or there's something wrong with one of your RAM sticks. Try taking them out, blowing into the sockets, and switching them around.

I would encourage that you upgrade to the latest x64 build (Either Client 7232 or Client [Server Mod] 7260).
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23 Jun 2009   #3
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ikilledkenny View Post
Either that's not a genuine x64 build (possible, if you got it from a torrent), or there's something wrong with one of your RAM sticks. Try taking them out, blowing into the sockets, and switching them around.

I would encourage that you upgrade to the latest x64 build (Either Client 7232 or Client [Server Mod] 7260).
I got this directly from MS, I am out of DVD's, I tried a later build but it gave me very poor FPS in Halo 2.

Will try the RAM thing though.
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23 Jun 2009   #4
ikilledkenny

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Longhorn 4074
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGundam View Post
I tried a later build but it gave me very poor FPS in Halo 2.
Halo 2? Great game!!
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23 Jun 2009   #5
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

It might be the memory remap feature is not enabled or not supported in your Bios.
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23 Jun 2009   #6
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ikilledkenny View Post
Halo 2? Great game!!
Indeed You ever play it? If so we should play together sometime, I own XD

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
It might be the memory remap feature is not enabled or not supported in your Bios.
Wait what? lol

At any rate.. I will just reinstall and see if its any better. If not I will try the newest build.

Gotta finish backing up my drive though lol
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23 Jun 2009   #7
ikilledkenny

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Longhorn 4074
 
 

I can't Halo 2 to work on my computer, it sucks too much. I've played it on Xbox, though, and I loved it!
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23 Jun 2009   #8
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

*destroys house looking for Windows 7 RC DVD*
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23 Jun 2009   #9
ikilledkenny

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Longhorn 4074
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGundam View Post
*destroys house looking for Windows 7 RC DVD*
*Shrug*

Must be worth it...
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23 Jun 2009   #10
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ikilledkenny View Post
*Shrug*

Must be worth it...
Considering its my only copy of W7 on disc, and I have no intention to install XP/Vista, yes it is worth it.

Luckily I am getting my flash drive I ordered from newegg in the next day or so, so I could start using that for installs.
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