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Quote:
Finally Microsoft has acknowledged an irritating issue which exists since long time in Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2.

Many times Windows 7 shows incorrect RAM on computers which have a chipset with integrated GPU. Now Microsoft has released a hotfix to fix this problem.
Link to article on AskVG
Link to hotfix download
post #2 of 9
Thanks for this !
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Way to be WinDOZED. Anyways, I dont think many will have this prob via their main rigs on OCN.
 
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post #4 of 9
Well I just added 2 more gig of RAM to my HTPC and it shows it has 4GB installed and 3.75GB usable, Win 7 64bit, it has an nvidia onboard and I have an ATI as the graphics card it uses.
So the hotfix didn't work right on my HTPC....argh

I will look in the BIOS real quick to see if memory remamp is enabled, probably isn't enabled.

Edit: After setting the PCI bar to map above 4GB in the BIOS, I just had some screen corruption and I had to pull the CMOS battery to reset it.
It is still showing 4GB installed with 3.75GB usable.
Oh well it runs well.
Edited by Mr_Torch - 8/21/11 at 6:24pm
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post #5 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Killam0n View Post
"In this situation, Windows reports that less memory is installed on the computer than is actually installed on the computer."

What?
Edit: Are you saying that this error showed that you had more ram?
----- maybe your thinking everyone else's was a bit smaller.. idk...

I hope steven jobs retires soon I am sick of seeing him promote apple garbage.
How is this relevant? The immature Apple hate here is absurd.

Quote:
Originally Posted by DTD View Post
That's the Apple way of thinking...
Are you even serious?
Edited by 8ight - 8/21/11 at 6:43pm
 
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post #6 of 9
So is Windows not using the memory or just not showing it all as available?
I have a HTPC with 4 gigs of RAM with Windows 7 x64 using the IGP, never looked to see what the memory available was.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr_Torch View Post
Well I just added 2 more gig of RAM to my HTPC and it shows it has 4GB installed and 3.75GB usable, Win 7 64bit, it has an nvidia onboard and I have an ATI as the graphics card it uses.
So the hotfix didn't work right on my HTPC....argh

I will look in the BIOS real quick to see if memory remamp is enabled, probably isn't enabled.

Edit: After setting the PCI bar to map above 4GB in the BIOS, I just had some screen corruption and I had to pull the CMOS battery to reset it.
It is still showing 4GB installed with 3.75GB usable.
Oh well it runs well.
If it isn't broken, don't fix it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DTD View Post
That's the Microsoft way of thinking...
Fixed*
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I get this problem, But I don't have an IGP...



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