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Windows 7: 75% of Memory is Hardware Reserved?

09 Nov 2012   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709

And ram on any computer that has become not seated properly can cause all kinds of problems. Take a look a Resource Monitor with nothing plugged into the laptop. Have you banged or dropped the laptop? To give you a example.
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Notice the hardware.

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09 Nov 2012   #12
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709

I can't show you anything about your bios without your specs filled out as requested.
When they are filled out someone here will be able to help with just about any bios to a degree. If you use Speccy you will see the information you need.
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