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Old June 5th 08, 06:15 PM posted to
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Default ram ..please help

Colin Barnhorst wrote:
32bit operating systems cannot address more than 4GB of memory. It is
simple math. Two to the 32nd power is 4GB. That's all the unique
addresses you get mathematically. To use your full 8GB of memory you
need to run a 64bit version of Windows XP or Vista, or a 32bit version
of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition or higher.

It is not because 32bit systems cannot address more, as you also mention
Windows 2003 can do it, Microsoft just made a choice to not support more
than 4G in Vista.