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Windows 7: Problem with RAM

01 Mar 2017   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Problem with RAM


My OS is Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and In the BIOS it says I have 4096MB, so the BIOS detects , but when I checked in the System in Windows I've got 4.00 GB (2.62 GB usable).
I don't know what is a problem and how to solve it.
Please, someone with bigger knowledge help me.
Thank you in advance !!!


I tried to change amount of ram in Advanced options using msconfig.exe in boot section but when I marked Maximum memory and restarted computer everything was the same.

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01 Mar 2017   #2

win 8 32 bit

Often some goes to video ram it may be set in the bios
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01 Mar 2017   #3

Win7 pro x64

microsoft has some things for you to check....
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01 Mar 2017   #4

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

There is no problem, there`s nothing to solve, you are fine.

If you want, post a snip of Resource Monitor showing the Memory tab.
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01 Mar 2017   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

HI Guys,

I checked and did everything what this link "said" and it didn't help.
Another thing I know that can be a little less Ram than exactly is installed by in my situation it shows Total 2579
and Installed 4096. I think that is not right.
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01 Mar 2017   #6

Win7 pro x64

can you boot to the desktop, do start > run > resmon > memory and post a screenshot? Here's mine to show what I mean..

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02 Mar 2017   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

It is.

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02 Mar 2017   #8

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

It's a large hardware reserved soaking the rest up :/
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02 Mar 2017   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

and what I supposed to do with this?
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02 Mar 2017   #10

Windows 10 64 bit

The amount available is within reason, considering you at using a 64 bit OS, which uses more of the available RAM than a 32 bit OS does, along with other hardware RAM requirements. With a 32 bit OS generally 3 to 3.5 GB out of 4 GB is available (but can be less than 3GB depending on hardware).

If the PC hardware will accept more than 4GB of RAM, increasing the RAM should be considered (and the best option).
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