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by newg / February 14, 2013 2:50 AM PST

In control panel - system and security - system it says I have 8.00GB of installed RAM 7.78 usable. In computer it says OS (C:) 127GB free of 186GB and DATA (D:) 254GB free of 254GB. Where is the rest? The reason I'm asking is I have a few Big Fish Games (17) downloaded to my computer and it seems to be slowing things down so should I transfer the games to the D: drive and keep C: as free as possible. I have an Asus laptop with i3 new in summer of 2012. Thanks for your help

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In short.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 14, 2013 3:09 AM PST

When you install any app or program you carefully watch for any option to install it elsewhere..
It's that simple.

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I guess...
by newg / February 15, 2013 12:09 AM PST
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I was wondering if I could move the games to D: and also where is the other 4GB of RAM because it is only showing approx. 4GB. Thanks

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Did you try?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 15, 2013 12:25 AM PST
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There is no supported or repeatable method that works in all cases. So you could try something. You can always reinstall the game you tried.

As to the RAM, you should make a new post with all the details. And let's hope you are not looking at some outdated software that only reports 4GB. In your first post you wrote "In control panel - system and security - system it says I have 8.00GB of installed RAM 7.78 usable."

So if you installed some other software that is 32 bit, it will report 4GB. This may be good for the PC support industry and I'll take that bet that someone will pay for tech support to ask why.

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(NT) Thanks for the info
by newg / February 16, 2013 5:17 AM PST
In reply to: Did you try?
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