How to activate the my new added 4gig ram Tags: Motherboards RAM Processors Last response: January 9, 2012 5:41 AM in Motherboards Share rickroads January 9, 2012 4:17:08 AM i got 32bit with window 7 os and a i3 processor,,i recently added 4gig ram,,my question is ,,how to activate my added 4gig ram,,instead of using the old 2gig ram from my laptop,,pls reply More about : activate added 4gig ram affroman112 January 9, 2012 4:33:45 AM With a 32 bit OS you are only going to see about 3.5 GB of RAM. This is because a 32 bit OS can only address 4 GB of RAM total. So the video card and other items us eup some of the addressing. mubin a b V Motherboard January 9, 2012 5:13:58 AM Just replace 2gig ram with 4 gig ram in your laptop or use another slot if there is available. Install 64bit win7 and you can use more than 4gig ram. 32bit os supports upto 3.5gig ram. Related resources Windows read 3gig instead of 4gig - Forum How do I know if added RAM is working? - Forum Only 4gig RAM Showing 8gig Installed - Forum 4gigs and vista64 for games?? - Forum HP dv9000 battery & 4gig ram - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nikorr a c 328 V Motherboard January 9, 2012 5:36:59 AM Whats the laptop model? nikorr a c 328 V Motherboard January 9, 2012 5:41:03 AM Your laptop may not accept 4GB in 1 slot, if that's what u doing. Post the RAM link too : ) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Which version of XP supports 4gig of ram ? Forum Just added 2 Gb RAM for a total of 4 Gb, need WinXP 64-bit? Forum Need 4gigs of ddr3 Ram Forum Noob needs advice ( NEW SPEC ADDED FOR HELP) Forum Help booting windows xp from 4gig flash drive. Forum Is a hard drive in a handheld device a good idea when 4Gig .. Forum Gaming on Vista using 2GB RAM Forum From what I have read, there isnt a reason for 4gigs of Ram Forum Gaming build Forum Adding xp drive to win 7 computer Forum Intel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 Forum Only 4gig RAM Showing 8gig Installed Forum How to test a mother board Forum How to fix motherboards Forum How Newegg Almost Ruined Christmas--Amazon saves the day! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !