Problem with Vista and my RAM

virgilio

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Jan 21, 2007
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Hey all!
im using vista ultimate 32
and i previously had 2 gb of RaM (DDR2 800mhz)
i bought 2 more gigs , the same ones!
in my bios i see that i have 4gigs ,at this point every thing is fine
but when i start windows , and when i go to control panel>system
the OS informs me that i have 2814mb of RAm there is a problem<<<
i dont know what to do>>>>
please help
 
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It's the limitation of the 32bit OS and 4 Gigs of RAM. Windows 32 will reserve a portion of it for Kernel Usage and leave the rest for application usage (what you see).