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Ram issue

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Just4now, Feb 8, 2007.

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  1. Just4now

    Just4now Thread Starter

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    Not sure if this has Been answered already which I'm sure it has but anyway here it goes. I use a notebook computer with 512MB of Ram. I know low by today's standards. Anywho this is my issue. My laptop is only showing that I have 384MB of Ram in system properties . I think I went to crucial or some place and it did detect that I had two 256MB of ram in both slots so I'm guessing it could be something simple. Well I'm hoping it's something simple actually, haha. So yeah hopefully someone can answer what is going on. anything that can get me on my way to figuring it out would be nice. Thank you
     
  2. bonk

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    You Video card could be using the Ram
     
  3. Just4now

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    Oh I see. I'm completely retarded when it comes to hardware or video cards.. or whatever. haha. Is there a way for the video card to stop sucking the life out of my ram? lol
     
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    Is your Video Card 128mb.....

    that would be correct 512 - 128 = 384

    if you run your Video card using lower memory then the performance of it would suffer.

    You could get more Memory
     
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    I guess that about solves everything. lol. Thanks
     
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