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Old 09-26-2004, 08:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry 8 Mb of Ram lost!

My RAM is originally supposed to be 128. But now it indicates only 120. How could this happen and how can I fix it?

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Old 09-26-2004, 08:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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is your gfx card integrated??

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Old 09-26-2004, 08:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You probably have an 8MB integrated video card...which will share RAM with your system memory, resulting in the missing 8MB.
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Old 09-26-2004, 08:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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you must have on board graphic card, that will be sharing youjr 8MB RAM, you cannot fix it anyway, but u can do that, disable your on-board video, and you'll be available with 128MB ram, but wont be able to use your PC. UNDERSTAND!
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Old 09-26-2004, 11:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
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the reason it bothers me is because I tried to use microsoft office speech recognition system and it says that I've got to have 128Mb of ram for that. Is there a way to get around it?
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Old 09-26-2004, 11:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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that 8 mb of ram is either for ur integrated videoo or usually thers a lil chunk of ram that windows sometimes takes over... it happens to me sometimes.. lol but in some systems it doesnt.. must be a mood thing lol

EDIT: the only way around would be to grab another 128MB stick of ram or a pci or agp video card so that your video would stop relying on ur ram for memory

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