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jarvisx
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not all RAM is usable

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hp elitebook folio 1040 g1
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so lately i've been realising that only 2 gb of RAM instead of 8 is avalible when i check Task manager. When i check the memory in 'performance' it says that 3.5/6.9 when i can clearly see that only 1gb/50% of RAM is being used. My BIOS is at the latest version and i've changed the settings in msconfig. 

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@jarvisx 

The terms "not using" and "not usable" are very different.  The second claims that the PC can not use all the memory -- which it should be able to do on a 64-bit version of Windows.  The first only indicates how much memory is in use when you check it. Mine only uses about 50% of the memory at any one time.



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my pc isn't using the maximum amount of memory that my pc has.

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i meant useable

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@jarvisx 

We're making no progress. What are you looking at in Task Manager? 

 

When I look at mine, it shows 52% of the memory being used -- and that 50% is of the total memory I have installed. That does not mean it can not use the remaining 48%; it just means it is not using it right now.



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i mean that the maximum amount of memory i use isn't the amount that i have in my pc

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