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Ram configuration using config.sys

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February 14, 2012 9:20:10 AM

i have 2x2gb of RAM on my mother board but when i got to check the RAM by checking the properties of my computer, it is showing on 2.50gb of RAM instead of 4gb..... why and how i will fix this...

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Ricky
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a c 328 V Motherboard
February 14, 2012 9:31:51 AM

Hello Ricky,

Is your Windoes x32bit?
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February 14, 2012 9:32:29 AM

If yes, that is the reason.
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February 14, 2012 9:33:45 AM

i am using windows xp sp3 32bit,
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February 14, 2012 9:35:36 AM

That is the reason, x32bit version can address only up to 3.25GB of RAM,

and if u have an integrated graphics, it will take that much more.
February 14, 2012 9:38:15 AM

when i purchased this unit it is cleary showing 3.something GB, but after i re-installed the windows, know it was showing only 2.5gb, any technical explanation? i am using intel(r)core(TM)2 Quad CPU is x64bit application and windows will run with this specs?
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February 14, 2012 9:45:20 AM

Can u go to msconfig and adjust the RAM there in the Max memory to 3GB...

February 14, 2012 10:56:41 AM

Thanks for the time and for the info you had given me, may the force blessed you Mr. Moderator.....
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February 14, 2012 11:39:58 AM

I hope it helps, sometimes people have this problem : )
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