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post #11 of 14
If you dont know how much memory you have or how much your running or using right now, try this program FREEMEM, I have it and it shows you your current memory usage ect, so if your just running desktop, -400mb you should have approx, 3600mbs available and it should show you in the program.

sec, first link was wrong , this is it.

http://www.majorgeeks.com/FreeMem_Pro_d321.html
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post #12 of 14
Windows XP only recognizes 2.5gb of ram.

The 64-bit edition, however, will support all 4 sticks.
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post #13 of 14
Eh, I can see it sees all 4GB.
Try getting some memory "hogger" and let it use 3000MB.
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post #14 of 14
Here's a handy little guide: http://www.support.microsoft.com/def...555223&SD=tech

Windows XP PRO addresses 4GB. You may need to add the /PAE to the end of the statement in the boot.ini file.
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