Windows 10: shows i have (2.99) out of (6)Gb

  1.    21 Jan 2016 #1

    shows i have (2.99) out of (6)Gb


    Hi im running windows 10 32bit I have 6gb of ram and it only shows i have (2.99) out of (6)Gb any idea how to fix
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       21 Jan 2016 #2

    Briguy said: View Post
    Hi im running windows 10 32bit I have 6gb of ram and it only shows i have (2.99) out of (6)Gb any idea how to fix
    32 bit can only see 4GB Max. You'd need to install 64bit version.
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  3.    21 Jan 2016 #3

    And the 1GB difference to the 4GB is probably the address space for your graphics. You absolutely need a 64bit system.
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  4.    22 Jan 2016 #4

    ... so if you upgraded from a 32 bit OS, that means a clean install of the 64 bit OS, and reinstalling everything.

    You might then find some old hardware and driver may not work, or you need a 64 bit version of a program in place of a 32 bit. But 32 bit progs will almost certainly still work.. just don't be tempted to go for a 64 bit browser in general yet.

    That means you will need all the relevant licenses for commercial programs you install.
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  5.    22 Jan 2016 #5

    dalchina said: View Post
    ... so if you upgraded from a 32 bit OS, that means a clean install of the 64 bit OS, and reinstalling everything.

    You might then find some old hardware and driver may not work, or you need a 64 bit version of a program in place of a 32 bit. But 32 bit progs will almost certainly still work.. just don't be tempted to go for a 64 bit browser in general yet.

    That means you will need all the relevant licenses for commercial programs you install.
    Are you recommending he stay on the 32bit version ??
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  6.    22 Jan 2016 #6

    No, merely pointing out some of the potential issues which anyone faces in doing so..
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