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Windows 7: Not alot of free ram?

21 May 2013   #1
hammer8232

Windows vista 32 bit
 
 
Not alot of free ram?

Total 3324

Cached 2575

Free 37


Can someone help me i don't have alot of processes open and i have Windows vista and my cpu usage is 100% i have been researching on how to fix the 100% for hours even days but nothin i guess my pc is just a piece of crap my specs are intel core 2 duo cpu 2.83 GHz 4.00 GB ram note: cant upgrade to 8 because all ddr2 8gb RAM IS OVER 100$. i dont think ill ever solve this i did TONS of virus scans nothing deleted TONS of unessesary files cleared alot of spce and still nothing.


Also i ordered a new 4.00 GB ram yesterday but i dont think that is going to help.


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21 May 2013   #2
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

hammer8232,

Welcome to the forums, with your 32 bit OS, your are limited to 4gb of ram. Use task manager Processes tab to view what is causing the high usage.
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21 May 2013   #3
hammer8232

Windows vista 32 bit
 
 

System idle process: 99cpu?
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21 May 2013   #4
hammer8232

Windows vista 32 bit
 
 

So your saying the 61 dollars i spent on the 4GB new ram was freaking worthless?
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21 May 2013   #5
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

If your system supports it you can go to 64 bit.

Use this to fill in your system specs

System specs
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21 May 2013   #6
hammer8232

Windows vista 32 bit
 
 

Yes my system specs support it but how do i get it?
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21 May 2013   #7
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Do you have a brand name computer, or did you build it yourself? And are you using Vista like your specs say, or have you moved to windows 7?
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21 May 2013   #8
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Double check your purchased or provided operating system disc's, if they say 32 bit only or with luck you have two disks or it will say 32 bit and 64 bit. If the disc only supports 32 bit then you'll need to purchase a 64 bit version of windows.
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21 May 2013   #9
hammer8232

Windows vista 32 bit
 
 

XPS 630i Is the model
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21 May 2013   #10
hammer8232

Windows vista 32 bit
 
 

And how do i check if i purchesed it or if it provided the disk for me? Explain explain explain!
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