Solved 8gb shown as 4gb Tags: Memory RAM Windows XP Last response: January 19, 2011 7:51 AM in Memory Share satishxxx January 12, 2011 1:58:21 AM windows xp 64bit OS shows 8gb of ram in " system properties" However on downgrading the same system to xp 32 bit OS it shows 4gb ram although physically 8gb is present is it not possible to use 8gb in windows xp 32 bit ? pl. help us out More about : 8gb shown 4gb Best solution Pyroflea a b } Memory January 12, 2011 5:49:50 AM 32-bit doesn't support more than 4GB of RAM. You'll need a 64-bit OS in order for Windows to recognize all 8GB. Share satishxxx January 19, 2011 7:51:53 AM Best answer selected by satishxxx. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved8gb installed, 4gb shown? Forum SolvedI have 6 GB ram installed, but only 4GB are shown in Windows control panel system Forum Nvidia 4gb ddr3 is not shown on dxdiag how to fix plz help!!!!!!!!11 Forum Solvedis it possible to use memory module 8GB 2X 4GB DDR3 on Notebook Satellite M505D-S4930 that shipped with 4GB DDR2 800MHz ? Forum SolvedI have 8gb of RAM but I only have 4gb usable. Forum Solvedi3 4130 - 4gb ram w/ Gtx 760 or i5 4570 - 8gb ram w/ Gtx 750 ti? Forum SolvedRAM Upgrade 4Gb to 8GB Forum SolvedBIOS recognizes full 8GB RAM, Windows (my computer) only recognizes half 4GB RAM Forum Solvedcan i add an 8gb stick to a system with a 4gb stick preinstalled Forum SolvedUpgrade from 4GB RAM to 8GB or 16? Forum SolvedUpgrade from 4gb ram to 8gb ram, but games performance low Forum Solved4gb vs 8gb for MBA 2013 and Samsung Ativ 9 for future Forum SolvedG.Skill Sniper or G.Skill Ares? [ 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 ] Forum SolvedShutting down after RAM upgrade(from 4gb 1066mhz to 8gb 1600mhz) Forum SolvedAMD FX 6300 and ram 8gb or AMD FX 8320 and ram 4gb Forum Solvedlaptop with i3 vs i5 & 8gb ram vs 4gb ram Forum Solved4gb and 8gb memory stick on one motherboard? Forum SolvedShould I use 1 sick of 8gb or 2 sticks of 4gb? Forum Solved(2 x 4GB) OR (1 x 8GB) Forum Solved4gb to 8gb ram or 7200rpm hard drive to SSD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !