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Old 01-23-2008, 02:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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HI,
i have installes 2 gigs of ram, however the system in win xp states i only have 1,50.
Any ideas?
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Old 01-23-2008, 02:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Are you running on board video??

If you are not, then it is possible windows is not detecting the RAM because it is bad/faulty.

You can run memtest86+ for four hours min to check this, google, burn to disk, boot off of.
Might also need to flash BIOS for some dumb reason..
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Old 01-24-2008, 12:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I Suspect he is using Onboard Video
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Old 01-24-2008, 12:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Nope, no onboard video, 7600gt, baffling problem
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Maybe your motherboard only supports 1.5gig

What model is it?
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Old 01-24-2008, 01:07 PM   #6 (permalink)
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its asustek p4s-la, and i've read somewhere that it does support 2 gigs max,
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is this from a branded pc like HP?
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there could be memory dedicated to ur video card
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Yes, its from a hp, year 2002, 2.4, pretty low, but playing crysis at the mo , with low settings of course
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How can i stop memory being dedicated to my video card?
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