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Windows 7: Windows wont use over half of my memory

10 Jun 2011   #11
Starkiller2121

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

is there any way to see what they have the memory reserved for


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10 Jun 2011   #12
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Make sure your RAM is set to Unganged and the PEG slot to initialize display/graphics. PEG/PCIe Graphics.
My gigabbyte board was a real bear to get working right.
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10 Jun 2011   #13
dsperber

Windows 7 Pro x64 (1), Win7 Pro X64 (2)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Starkiller2121 View Post
is there any way to see what they have the memory reserved for
You should be able to get the breakdown using Device Manager.

Start -> Run -> DEVMGMT.MSC to get Device Manager.

From the menu bar, View -> resources by type, and then expand the "Memory" item.

All device usage in memory should be shown, in hex low-high address ranges for each device. See if you can spot something that's ENORMOUS, and which would explain where that 4.5GB went.
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11 Jun 2011   #14
Starkiller2121

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

i found out what was the problem. one of the sticks of ram was corrupt and so i have to RMA it to new egg.

and thanks all for your help.
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11 Jun 2011   #15
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

You are welcome! Sorry about the bad RAM though.
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