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Hardware Reserved Memory is 2.8gb

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Pavillion G4
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)

i have two ram sticks of 2-2gb installed in my laptop. In system properties it show 4gb of ram but only 1.48gb of usuable. And in taskmanager it shows Hardware Reserved memory 2.8gb. i tried for maximum memory option in system configuration but it is not working and also i am not able to get in advance bios setting of my hp pavillion g4, bios: insydeh20 rev3.5


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Hi@Anubhav5, Welcome to the HP Support Community!


I have gone through your Post and would like to help


As per the Service Guide, the Notebook supports up to 8GB RAM. The frequency has to same  DDR3/1333-MHz.




For more information Refer to page 11 Maintenance and Service Guide link


Keep me posted. Happy to help!


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