Question I have 10GB Ram installed but it uses and shows 2gb ram

matthew.garciia

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Recently I was given an 8gb ram stick, it's ddr3 and the same frequency as my 2gb ram. I originally had 2 2gb ram sticks.
When I booted the bios, it showed that i had 10gb memory, and that it detected my 8gb ram stick. But when I booted win10, it felt slow and didnt show 10gb ram, it showed 2gb ram.
I tried booting with only the 8gb ram stick, and the pc wouldnt boot anything. I tried putting it in the other slot, and nothing. What do I do?

edit: my windows is 64 bit
 

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