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Why can't I see all of the 4GB of RAM in vista

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  • Started 6 years ago by thebodz99
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thebodz99
Posts: 2

Hi All
Hi add 4 gb of ram in my brand new
HP-Pavilion a6157c core duo 2
I checked in the bios and my system is seing 4096 of ram , but whatever I do in windows it only see 3573 gb of ram !!
I trid the BCDEdit /set pae ForceEnable to force windows to see above the 4 gig but still cant see it !!
How can I force windows to recognised my 4 gb ram ???
Is it possible or should I get a refund !!!
I also try those links without success....

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-.....66778.aspx
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929580
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-.....68629.aspx
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-.....06211.aspx

Thanks to all

Posted 6 years ago
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Antman
Antman
Posts: 164

-please remove post-

Posted 6 years ago
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Antman
Antman
Posts: 164

Did you see this one?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929605/en-us

or these:

http://blogs.msdn.com/hiltonl/.....oblem.aspx

http://www.codinghorror.com/bl.....00811.html

Sounds like the top end of the ram is being used up by "certain hardware and software factors".

Posted 6 years ago
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thebodz99
Posts: 2

I guest I will go with the 64 bits that should solve my problems...thanks

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