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Windows 7: <ASK> memory:wrong value reported by BIOS. 4001 MB instead of 4096 MB

19 Mar 2012   #1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
<ASK> memory:wrong value reported by BIOS. 4001 MB instead of 4096 MB

Dear everyone... I'd like to ask...

I just upgraded my notebook memory from 2gb to 4gb...

The original memory was samsung 2gb. then i add 2gb corsair memory

when i checked on taskmanager i got 4001 mb instead of 4096mb. Also when i check with SIW (system information for windows) software, there is a

"memory:wrong value reported by BIOS" notification.

additional information: both memory sodimm ddr3 pc 10600 1333 mhz

i've tried 1) msconfig unchecked maximum memory and 2) swap the RAM place (A to B, B to A). Still the same...

What can I do to fix this wrong value...?

Thank you so much as always for the great people here...


My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64

What does the BIOS report as the max RAM?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Mar 2012   #3

windows 7 home premium 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
What does the BIOS report as the max RAM?

My System SpecsSystem Spec


 <ASK> memory:wrong value reported by BIOS. 4001 MB instead of 4096 MB

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