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Old September 1st 06, 05:57 AM posted to
Rob Mallicoat
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Default vista 5536 don't see my full memory size

The last 512mb is reserved for legacy #@%@#%@

It is a 32bit thing... try installing teh 64bit build and it sees all...

"Kerry Brown" *a*m wrote in message
5536 is 32 bit. Were you using a 64 bit version before? With a 32 bit OS
you are limited to 4 GB and the motherboard reserves some of it for I/O.

MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User

geo85706 wrote:
in installed 5536 and the first thing i saw was that i missing a
whole gig of memory. vista beta 2 sees the 4 gig but not 5536, is
this normal or what.