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Problem with Windows using above 2GBs RAM...help?

By torrenter
Nov 28, 2006
  1. I've just installed a massive 3GBs RAM and whereas the BIOS says it can see 3GBs, through Windows Systems Properties/General it says it can only see 2.87GB. Also, through "System Information" it shows the following:

    Total Physical Memory 3,072.00 MB
    Available Physical Memory 2.17 GB
    Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
    Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB

    Shouldn't Available Physical Memory be higher? Or am I missing something?

    Thanks in advance...
     
  2. torrenter

    torrenter TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 166

    Never mind, had several processes running, duh!
     
  3. hynesy

    hynesy TS Maniac Posts: 389

    If you have on board video it takes up your ram so it can run vgraphics etc.(you proporties shows your total ram, not your available ram).
    cheers
    hynesy:)
     
  4. torrenter

    torrenter TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 166

    Listed RAM etc...

    Thanks Hynesy, for the info.
     
  5. hynesy

    hynesy TS Maniac Posts: 389

    No problem:)
     
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