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Lorriy
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I cant use my full amount of ram

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i have 8gb of ram and for some reason im only using 1.2gb ram, how do i use the full 8gb of ram

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@Lorriy , welcome to the forum.

 

When you say that you only are using 1.2 GB of RAM, is this what Device Manage shows as available?  For instance, I have 32 GB of RAM installed, but Device Manager shows that I only have 24.7 GB available.  The other RAM is reserved for other purposes.



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yh it says in brackets next to it (7.79) usable

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Thank you for the additional information, @Lorriy!

 

This is good.  It means that only .1  GB is being reserved for other purposes.  As you can see from my example, the system reserved 7.4 GB.



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