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07-31-2012 09:39 PM
HP Compaq 6735b
I have been searching for a bit on Google and here for a answer to my problem but cannot find an answer. I recently added to Ram sticks(2GB each) and they worked perfectly just when I right click Computer and click Properties it shows I have 4GB(2.75GB Usable).
I don't have an Advanced Tab so I cannot lower my Video Memory but is there another way?
I have updated my Bios many times from the HP site and nothing has changed. Is there a special reason for this or am I not able to change that stuff?
If my computer needs to be sent in I will gladly do that but I'm a gamer so I play games like League of Legends, Smite, Maplestory, etc. and I would like the extra ram if possible.
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07-31-2012 10:31 PM
I don't believe it's adjustable on your system. The memory is automatically allocated based on need and availability.
07-31-2012 10:44 PM
Ok so bassically I should keep it how it is and if I want more ram I should just go buy some more ram sticks or ram sticks with more ram on them?
I was hoping there would be a way to maybe make it so I had 3GB Ram and 1GB of memory but I guess it's not able to be done on my comp.
Thanks for the reply/answer.
08-01-2012 02:21 AM - edited 08-01-2012 02:23 AM
32bit OS is limited to address mapping 4GB maximum ...
that includes other hardware memory too so your displayed memory is about right for your OS hardware.
32 bit OS on 4GB as a rule will show somewhere between 2.5 & 3.5GB pending on exact hardware of the machine in question ...
To use the full 4GB of RAM you need upgrade to 64bit Windows ...
08-01-2012 11:29 PM
So bassically if I was to install Windows 7 64-bit it wouldn't have a problem if my computer is already 32-bit?
I have a HP Desktop here with 64-bit and I have a disc for the OS install. Would that work?
08-02-2012 04:36 AM
It may do, if Microsoft generic it will install.
It would be a complete fresh install requiring ou to backup personal data.
Drivers 64bit can be found in hp support & drivers.
licencing maybe an issue but key from one of the 2 systems would probably get it activated via automated telephone procedure.