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memory question

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  • Started 8 years ago by turnswolf
  • Latest reply from whs
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ok heres the deal, my mobo is capable of 8 gigs of ram. i installed 4 gigs and when i use vista 64 bit or xp 64 it registers full 4 gig. but when i use 32 bit it only registers 2.87 bit. can i tweek this so i can use more than 2.87 bit....thanks..steve

Posted 8 years ago
Posts: 39

No Sorry you can't

Posted 8 years ago
Posts: 17584

In 32bit it can use a maximum of 3.2GB - that's it. If it uses only 2.87 (I assume you got that from task Manager 'Cached' - which is usually about 2 to 3 times the 'used'), then it does not need more at this moment. There is no need to monkey around with it. Vista does a very good job in managing the memory.

Posted 8 years ago

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