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Windows 7 RAM problem

Discussion in 'General Software' started by brickmonkey, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. brickmonkey New Member

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    i noticed a wierd issue with Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 and the RAM that i am using

    Current PC config:-

    E4500@ 2.2Ghz OC'd 3Ghz
    2x1GB Team Xtreem DDR2 @800 Mhz 4-4-4-12
    2x2GB Team Xtreem Dark DDR2 @800 Mhz 4-4-4-12
    Nvidia 8600GT

    Anyways, windows 7 was running fine when i had the CPu OC'd to 3Ghz and 2x1Gb OD's to 500Mhz 4-4-4-12. Windows 7 showed that 2 GB RAM was installed

    Once i added 2x2Gb, it shows 6Gb installed (5.50Gb usable).

    Now if i re-install windows 7, it first shows the RAM as 6Gb...after a couple of reboots goes back to 6Gb installed (5.50Gb usable).

    From what i know, this issue is supposed to be with 32bit OS'es as they are unable to recognize more that 4 Gb of RAM. I'm using the x64 edition and facing a similar problem.

    Any suggestion/tips will be appreciated. Thanx in advance.
  2. dark2099

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    I had a similar problem for a while, if you haven't yet, download a fresh copy of the RC and then reinstall. My problem fixed itself after a fresh install of a new download of Win 7, granted I am using the RTM.
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    Yeah! i was thinking of doing the same. Will get the RTM version. Thanks Dark :)
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    I believe this one of the limitations imposed on the RCs. The RTM version should not have this issue.
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