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Old 08-08-2013, 03:10 PM   #1
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Default eee pc 1015T ram upgrade 4gb only sees 2gb in windows

I just upgraded a eee pc 1015T from 1gb to 4gb ram and it shows 4gb in bios but only shows 4gb (2gb usable) in windows why is this? I know 32bit can see up to 4gb or at least 3.5 gb so what is going on

it has a amd v105 processor @ 1.2ghz
120gb HDD and now 4gb ram and windows 7 starter
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Have you tried resetting the bios?
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yeah i did that and 4gb shows up in bios but it says 4gb (2gb usable)
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Computer memory upgrades for ASUS Eee PC 1015T Netbook from Crucial.com

How much ram is the onboard video using?
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video memory is 256mb in bios
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Windows 7 Starter is capable of using up to 2GB of RAM.
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Windows 7 Starter is capable of using up to 2GB of RAM.
why would microsoft put a stupid limitation on windows like that? I mean they would have had to actually add code to block more than 2gb ram I know the computer can see it and windows can see it however just chooses to use only 2gb
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Simple, to make more money by getting people to buy more premium versions of Windows and higher end computers.
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I think I found a workaround for the ram and this is the result which I like a lot better
it only says 3.75gb probably because of the video memory now so all 4 gb should be used now



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