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Enable 4gb ram usage on win 7 32-bit
Windows XP and RAM 3.5GB+

Is there a limit to the RAM on Windows Vista 32-bit. For example, Can I use 8 GB of RAM on Windows Vista 32-bit.

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marked as duplicate by Sathya, DMA57361, ChrisF, Diago Oct 27 '10 at 16:13

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@Sathy, that'll create a chain of dupes, so I'm suggesting it as a dupe of the base question instead: Windows XP and RAM 3.5GB+. –  DMA57361 Oct 27 '10 at 14:58
    
    
@Sathya I know, but we may as well try and link the new ones to a common base as much as is possible. –  DMA57361 Oct 27 '10 at 15:22
    
@DMA573 Agreed. –  Sathya Oct 27 '10 at 15:23

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You mean 8GB :-)
And no it will not be shown after 4GB until you switch to a 64bits OS ...

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When you want to install more then 3.5 GB, in a 32 bit version it won't be used. Windows 32 will say to you that there is for example (system properties) 4 GB installed, but only 3.5 will be really used.

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  1. Yes, 2, No, see this explanation

http://www.asisupport.com/ts_4GB_memory_info.htm

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