[Memory] New installed RAM recognized but not available Tags: Memory Windows 7 RAM Last response: February 24, 2012 3:23 PM in Memory Share david smith February 24, 2012 2:48:48 PM I have windows 7, i have 8gb of ram fitted and recognised but only 3.5gb usable why? More about : memory installed ram recognized misry February 24, 2012 3:05:14 PM Because you have 32-bit Win 7. geekapproved a b } Memory a b $ Windows 7 February 24, 2012 3:23:02 PM This is the most asked question in the history of computer forums. You can't use more than 3.5gb ram with 32bit operating system. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forum[ Memory ] New installed RAM recognized but not available ForumInstalled memory ( RAM ): 8.00 GB (4.00 GB usable) ForumInstalled 4gb of RAM memory , but BIOS says only 2.5gb are usable Forum" Installed memory(RAM ): 8.00 GB (3.12 GB usable)" , what does this mea Forum8GB of Memory Installed , Computer only Recognizes 4GB. Forumnew installed memory not recognized -Dell Inspiron 8500 Forum12 GB of Ram Installed - 256 MB Available to Use - Need Bios Help ForumSeagate 2 TB External Hard Drive NOT Recognized on New Windows 7 PC ForumLow Available Physical Memory ? Forum24GB Installed Only 16GB Recognized ForumMB does not recognize all of the installed ram Forum8gb installed memory , 3.95gb available ForumOverclocking/complete Utilization of installed memory problem. ForumMemory not recognized Forum[ Memory ]Win 7 64 8GB RAM installed 4 usable ForumIntel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 Forum[Solved] A6-3420m RAM Question ForumAsus Striker Extreme maximum memory Forum[Solved] Number of sticks of RAM ForumMemory More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !