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Installed 8GBxDDR3 ram. But showing only 2.99GB is usable. please suggest an advice. RRS feed

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  • I have installed 8GBxDDR3 ram. I've O.S. : Windows 7 Ultimate edition x86. its showing that, installed memory (RAM): 8GB but also showing usable memory 2.99 GB only. I've became frustrated and some time my operating system goes to no response mode or slow mode unexpectedly. I requesting for a solution how can I use all over the 8GB ram? even I've tried with virtual memory paging , memory increasing method. I've a graphics / video card 1GB installed also *(Sparkle Ge Force 210 1GB DDR3 graphics card). some problems has gone but still some remained. please suggest me a suitable and easy advice to get rid from it.
    • Edited by Roynu Monday, June 4, 2012 10:25 AM performance increasing
    Monday, June 4, 2012 10:22 AM

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  • You have to install x64 version of Windows 7 in order to use more than 2.99Gb of memory.

    You can also have a look at PAE technology, but you'll still have a limit of 4GB.

    Mika.

    Monday, July 2, 2012 7:38 PM