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Windows 7: Unusable Ram Problem

27 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
Unusable Ram Problem

I am currently running windows professional 32bit, when i open my system properties it says i have 4 gig installed ram but only 2.06 gig of ram is usable. how do i fix this?

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27 Nov 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gid View Post
I am currently running windows professional 32bit, when i open my system properties it says i have 4 gig installed ram but only 2.06 gig of ram is usable. how do i fix this?
Welcome GID

Windows 7 32 bit can only access about 3.3 gigs of 4. from that it uses 1 gig for cache thats good it speeds up your apps. the rest of the missing is probably used for an integreted video card.

No fix possible

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27 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7

ooooh ok cool thanks.
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27 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 8.1 (Update 1) Both Machines

Try win key + run then type msconfig, go then to "boot" tab, select "advanced options" and verify that "maximum memory" is unchecked, otherwise zigzag3143 has the reason
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28 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Re-Install with..

Re-Install with 64-bit OS. If you have a dual-core CPU or Quad-Core, you should be fine, (x64 for AMD Systems)
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