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Hp pavilion g4 have 8gb memory but shows 2.45 gb usable in windows 7 33 bits

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September 17, 2012 6:32:34 AM
a b $ Windows 7
a b } Memory
a b D Laptop
September 17, 2012 7:17:22 PM

32 bit OS's only used 3gigs (+/-). To take advantage of all 8 gigs, you need to switch to 64bit (x64) Windows 7 (a complete reinstall will be needed, make sure to backup).
a c 230 $ Windows 7
a b } Memory
a b D Laptop
September 17, 2012 7:28:30 PM

scottiemedic said:
32 bit OS's only used 3gigs (+/-). To take advantage of all 8 gigs, you need to switch to 64bit (x64) Windows 7 (a complete reinstall will be needed, make sure to backup).

+1. This is the answer to your question and the solution as well.
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