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geo85706 September 1st 06 12:44 AM

vista 5536 don't see my full memory size
 
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.
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geo

Kerry Brown September 1st 06 05:27 AM

vista 5536 don't see my full memory size
 
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.

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Kerry
MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User
http://www.vistahelp.ca/forum/Forum.htm


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.




Rob Mallicoat September 1st 06 05:57 AM

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.

--
Kerry
MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User
http://www.vistahelp.ca/forum/Forum.htm


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.





geo85706 September 1st 06 01:04 PM

vista 5536 don't see my full memory size
 
I used both 32 bits and 64 bits beta 2 and they both saw the 4 gigs. that why
i can not understand why 5536 does not.
--
geo


"Rob Mallicoat" wrote:

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.

--
Kerry
MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User
http://www.vistahelp.ca/forum/Forum.htm


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.







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