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post #11 of 23
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Originally Posted by vsmith;12635974 
my last win7 x64 installation, recognized 5GB instead of 6. I know it's kinda noob, but if everything fails, try reinstaling it.

^This

Also, did you burn the ISO to a DVD yourself? I have a liscense that didnt include a physical copy. I had lots of BSOD problems until I reinstalled using a second copy of the disk, burned as slow as possible. (The slower it burns the less likely errors are)
post #12 of 23
Did you install Windows with an overclock applied?
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post #13 of 23
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Originally Posted by IEATFISH;12636025 
Did you install Windows with an overclock applied?

If overclock is stable, a windows installation can be done without errors.
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post #14 of 23
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Originally Posted by vsmith;12638283 
If overclock is stable, a windows installation can be done without errors.

But it's an additional potential source source of error, and right now we're trying to eliminate as many of these as possible. OC can be temporarily disabled to make sure it's not causing any problems.
post #15 of 23
Does it show the full size in the bios boot screen, but not in Windows? If so, its in your bios settings. Go Advanced tab and set Memory Remap feature to "enabled".
Edited by ezveedub - 3/6/11 at 7:53pm
     
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Originally Posted by ezveedub;12638325 
Does it show the full size in the bios boot screen, but not in Windows? If so, its in your bios settings. Go Advanced tab and set Memory Remap feature to "enabled".

Ahh thank you! That was the problem. Memory remap was disabled. Its enabled and now I'm using all six gigs. Much thanks to everyone!
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post #17 of 23
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Originally Posted by SGT. Peppers;12639310 
Ahh thank you! That was the problem. Memory remap was disabled. Its enabled and now I'm using all six gigs. Much thanks to everyone!

No problem, I had the same issue a year ago. What bios are you running? You can also run Windows Experience Index again and watch your rating increase.
     
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post #18 of 23
Memory remap?!
Hmm... Thats interesting.

Glad he got it fixed. smile.gif
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post #19 of 23
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Originally Posted by ezveedub;12639595 
No problem, I had the same issue a year ago. What bios are you running? You can also run Windows Experience Index again and watch your rating increase.

My bios version is 1302. I haven't bothered to update it yet.
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post #20 of 23
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Originally Posted by amstech;12639611 
Memory remap?!
Hmm... Thats interesting.

Glad he got it fixed. smile.gif

Yeah, there are memory settings in the bios you have to change to get full size usage. I had to do the same thing on my older P5B Wifi deluxe board when I loaded Win7 64bit..
     
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