I fitted 2 x 2GB memory modules to my new computer.When I checked windows System Properties it said 3.25GB ram.Crucial online checker says 2 x 2048MB memory.Can someone explain the big difference.
statik 32bit windows will only detect this amount of ram.
if you have vista it will probably report the full 4GB but that is all. 32 bit cannot use anymore than than 3.5Gb. however if the OS is a 64 Bit system then all 4GB will be used by the system
Vista sp1 has corrected this problem in System Properties and will report the full 4Gb.
Thanks for replies. I am still using XP and forgot about the limits.I have 64 bit Visa but don't like it at all.
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