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Hi, guys i just got Vista 64bit, when i put 4 gigs of ram it only shows as 3 any ideas im still installing updates, maybe its that? by the way i have Ultimate 64bit
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Is there an option for memory remapping in the mobo BIOS?
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post #3 of 12
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no, and it shows in bios that i have 4gigs



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Is there an option for memory remapping in the mobo BIOS?
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post #4 of 12
Have you tried the microsoft hot fix for the ram issue.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940105
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post #5 of 12
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Anybody, is there a certain update i have to get or something anyboodyyy helppp vista sucks lol
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2X160GB 7.2k 16mb RAID 0 Sony Nec Drive Vista 64bit 19" Samsung Wide Screen 
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post #6 of 12
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Originally Posted by Armend View Post
Anybody, is there a certain update i have to get or something anyboodyyy helppp vista sucks lol
Check the above post and run Windows update...its time for SP1 dude.
post #7 of 12
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well heres my problem, last night i tried to install every update and it says it needs to restart but it never did and i left it all night lmao so now i have to do 3 updates at a time.
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2X160GB 7.2k 16mb RAID 0 Sony Nec Drive Vista 64bit 19" Samsung Wide Screen 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Rosewill 600W SLI Ready Cooler Master Elite 330C Microsoft Mouse 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 ~ 2.63ghz Asus P5N-E SLI 2 x 9800GTX GSKILL 8gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2X160GB 7.2k 16mb RAID 0 Sony Nec Drive Vista 64bit 19" Samsung Wide Screen 
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Logitech Rosewill 600W SLI Ready Cooler Master Elite 330C Microsoft Mouse 
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post #8 of 12
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well heres my problem, last night i tried to install every update and it says it needs to restart but it never did and i left it all night lmao so now i have to do 3 updates at a time.
Did you get an '' Updates failed to install'' message or did the PC just not restart ?
post #9 of 12
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no it never restarted so when i woke up this morning i was like i cant belive this and i shut it down and turned it back on so now its working fine doin 3 updates at a time lmao.




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Did you get an '' Updates failed to install'' message or did the PC just not restart ?
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2X160GB 7.2k 16mb RAID 0 Sony Nec Drive Vista 64bit 19" Samsung Wide Screen 
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Logitech Rosewill 600W SLI Ready Cooler Master Elite 330C Microsoft Mouse 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 ~ 2.63ghz Asus P5N-E SLI 2 x 9800GTX GSKILL 8gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2X160GB 7.2k 16mb RAID 0 Sony Nec Drive Vista 64bit 19" Samsung Wide Screen 
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Logitech Rosewill 600W SLI Ready Cooler Master Elite 330C Microsoft Mouse 
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel x25-V, 4 TBs for storage Seven x64 2243BW, 2343BWX Razer Tarantula 
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel x25-V, 4 TBs for storage Seven x64 2243BW, 2343BWX Razer Tarantula 
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