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8GB RAM on XP Professional [duplicate]

I recently installed 8GB of RAM onto a quad core workstation (HP xw8600) running Windows XP Pro (32-bit). I added the /PAE switch in the boot.ini file, but the SysInfo is saying 3GB total memory ...
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Where did the other .8 GB of RAM go? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows only show about 3.5 GB of my more than 4 GB of RAM? I have this system, which has 2 times 2 GB SDRAM installed. When I check the system BIOS it shows as 4 ...
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Is there a technical reason why 32-bit windows is limited to 4Gb of RAM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows only show about 3.5GB of my 4GB+ of RAM? can a 32-bit OS machine use up all 8GB RAM + 20GB page file? As you can see in this table, all versions of x86 Win ...
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Why is there RAM usage limitation in 32-bit Operating Systems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows only show about 3.5GB of my 4GB+ of RAM? I stumbled through many blogs about the limitations of a 32-bit Windows in contrast to 64-bit. The foremost ...
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Why is the usable memory on my Macbook pro shown as 2.74 Gb when there is 4GB installed with 32bit Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows XP and RAM 3.5GB+ Installed RAM : 4 GB but 2.96GB Usable......why? I have a Macbook Pro with 4GB of installed RAM. I have installed Windows 7 on it which shows the ...
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4GB of RAM on Windows 7 32-bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Windows XP and RAM 3.5GB+ Is there way to enable 4 GB RAM in 32-bit Windows OS? I installed 4GB of RAM on my Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (it used to have only 2GB). But it ...
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How much RAM can a 32bit OS support? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows only show about 3.5GB of my 4GB+ of RAM? I see a lot of people claim that 32bit OS can only support up to 3GB RAM, and other people claim 3.25, while others ...
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Why does Windows show only 2.5 GB memory when BIOS shows 4 GB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows only show about 3.5 GB of my more than 4 GB of RAM? we have DELL Precison 670 machines. we installed 4 1GB memory slips. From the BIOS we can see 4 of them. ...
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Is there a way to force Windows 10 to recognize more than 3.5 GB Ram on a 64 bit system? [duplicate]

I've got a machine that is 64-bit, running 32-bit windows 7, which has 8GB ram. I did the official upgrade to windows 10 that Microsoft was offering a few weeks ago, but I'm having a difficult time ...
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Physical RAM ambiguity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows XP and RAM 3.5GB+ Hi. I've installed 6 Gb of RAM onto my computer running Win7. For some reason most programs (Everest in Memory tab says 3327mb, Task Manager says ...
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4GB of installed Ram— XP says 3.23 GB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows XP and RAM 3.5GB+ I have a Dell desktop that had 2GB of Ram in it, but XP's control panel -> system setting said only 1.75 GB. (This is 32 bit XP.) I then installed ...
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Windows XP maximum memory - reduced by graphics card memory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Why is it that 32bit Windows XP can only address 3GB Windows XP and RAM 3.5GB+ I've seen occasional references that claimed a graphics card's video memory was part of ...
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Enable 4 GB RAM usage on Windows 7 32-bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows only show about 3.5 GB of my more than 4 GB of RAM? I have 4 GB of RAM which I understand is the maximum for Windows 7 32 bit. My system recognizes the 4&...
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Why does Windows not show my full 4GB of RAM after upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows only show about 3.5 GB of my more than 4 GB of RAM? I decided to add 2 GB to my laptop. Before i have 2 GB. So, after adding i suppose to have whole 4 GB. ...
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Why is my Asus P5PL2-E using 640MB of RAM (out of 4GB)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows XP and RAM 3.5GB+ I've recently installed 4GB of RAM on my server, which is running Windows XP SP2 32-bit and My Computer showed that only 3.37GB were installed. After ...

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