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RAM loss?!!

by Flave / November 16, 2004 12:05 AM PST

I bought my computer with 256MB memory but windows only shows 224MB. What is the problem? How can I fix it?

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(NT) (NT) Some is being used by your video section.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2004 6:46 AM PST
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Re: RAM loss?!!
by Zoidburgh / November 16, 2004 10:20 AM PST
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Buy more RAM................lots more!

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Re: RAM loss?!!
by JR_nova / December 11, 2004 12:49 AM PST
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theres no problem
that happened to my computer, it's just that you might have a lesser quality ram in your computer (no need to worry)

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Re: RAM loss?!!
by a237916 / December 13, 2004 7:28 AM PST
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You don't have RAM loss, you're just using 32MB for your video card. If you want to get it back you can purchase a video card with 32MB on-board RAM (not shared) for less than $30.00. You really aren't going to be getting much processing power back from this, though. RAM is pretty cheap, it would probably be more cost efficient and gain you a lot more performance to just buy another 256 chip and be done with it.

Good luck!

Teri

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