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Windows recognises 8gb RAM but only 3.96gb usable

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December 15, 2012 12:53:21 PM

Windows recognises 8gb RAM but it bsays only 3.96gb usable, any ideas how to solve it?

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December 15, 2012 1:35:56 PM

In this go to things to try and try them http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978610
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December 16, 2012 9:34:55 AM

Best answer selected by DaCosta5396.
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December 16, 2012 9:38:26 AM

Thanks for the help :D 
Fixed it....tested both dimms on their own and then put them both in at the same time booted to bios noticed they were only running at 900mhz so i moved them up to 1333 and voila! 8gb ram :sol: 
And i have no idea how
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