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Windows XP RAM Issue

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Mekael, Feb 13, 2007.

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  1. Mekael

    Mekael Thread Starter

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    Hello,

    I currently installed one 256mb memory module into my Dell which is running Windows XP. The bios settings have been updated and read the total amount which is 512mb of RAM, however Windows XP does not read this and is reading only half. Since this is not like Windows 98 where you can change the memory limit in msconfig, I was wondering what I had to do in order to get XP to recognize the full amount of the memory.
     
  2. bonk

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    Welcome,

    Got all your windows update SP2 etc
     
  3. Mekael

    Mekael Thread Starter

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    Yeah SP2 and all the most current updates are on the system. Is there any option for me to increase the memory limit in XP that anyone knows of? Or a way to disable it like in 95, 98 etc?
     
  4. bonk

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    There is but I haven't found it to work

    Go Start>>Run>>type msconfig click OK

    Click on the BOOT.INI tab then Advanced Options button
     
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    I would say more likely to see if there is a update for the motherboard Chipset drivers or Bios update.
     
  6. Mekael

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    Alrighty, will do on the BIOS update. Thank you for the replies, I'll post back if it was a success.
     
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