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Windows 7: Memory Upgrade HP Workstation 4GB to 32GB -

05 Sep 2015   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Memory Upgrade HP Workstation 4GB to 32GB -


I adapted to 4GB long ago however with Adobe applications (bridge, photoshop) loading slowing and so forth I elected to increase the memory to 32GB (DDR2-667 or DDR2-533, Fully Buffered).

First in Cmos - the memory was recognized; then in windows 7 64 bit ; the memory was recognized. And the difference upon booting and logging in was remarkable - until I began to open application. For example - all Adobe applications lauch - and then hang - with 'not responding'. In short after upgrading I am unable to work because of hangs/not responding conditions.

To work I may have to remove all but one memory leaving 4GB. At least I could work - in very slow processes - which is better than no working with 32GB.

Is there a fix that will allow correction so that I can use 32GB memory without encountering multiple not responding conditions? Office works fine - very quick!

Let me know how to fix a harmless memory upgrade - following all conditions expected of HP upgrade methods.

If this needs to be inserted the graphic card is FX 1500 , recommeded by HP for this pc.

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05 Sep 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Did you use old and new mems together? If so are they the same spec?

Please take a screenshot of Memory tab of Resource Monitor to post here.
Try loading defaults in BIOS (clear CMOS).
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05 Sep 2015   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

I did a cmos reset to factory default/ here attached is the capture of resource monitor.
The memory are all exact - matching no disparities .
I ran the boot memtest88 -and there were no errors - all pass.
Thanks for any help!

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05 Sep 2015   #4

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

How do you know you can use buffered ram instead of Unbuffered ?
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05 Sep 2015   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

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05 Sep 2015   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

From your specs.

OS 32 Pro
You will need at least Windows 7/64 Pro to use that much ram.

Please complete this tutorial by Brink.

System Info - See Your System Specs

Check your motherboard manual and see exactly what ram you can use.
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