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Old 12-28-2007, 12:06 PM   #1
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ok I've had 2 2GB RAM sticks in my laptop but never noticed that it only recognizes 3070MB...When I do test it says that I only have 3. why would this be?
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Old 12-28-2007, 12:13 PM   #2
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You have a 32 bit OS. 32 bit operating systems cannot address more than 3GB of RAM. If you want the OS to address the total, you need a 64 bit version of either XP or Vista.
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i think a program like CPU-Z gives the true amount of RAM
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Old 12-28-2007, 01:02 PM   #4
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You have a 32 bit OS. 32 bit operating systems cannot address more than 3GB of RAM. If you want the OS to address the total, you need a 64 bit version of either XP or Vista.
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