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Laptop shows only 4gb ram & 300 gb hdd

\015 I recently bought ACER ASPIRE 5738 laptop with 4 gb ram, WD 320 gb hdd. i installed windows vista and later win xp also, but both showed my laptop ram shows as 3 gb and hdd as 300 gb. i checked in my bios it shows 4gb and 320 gb. kindly let me know wht is the prob with both xp and vista. why doesnt it show as 4gb ram and 320 gb hdd.\015

Answers :

This is the limitation of a 32 bit (x86) Operating System. A 32 bit OS can detect upto 3GB RAM only.

You may either try installing the x64 Bit of XP Operating System or Vista Service Pack 1 or 2 for 32 bit Vista Operation System to resolve the issue.

After installing the SP 1 or 2 of the Vista OS in the Computer, the OS will detect 4GB RAM.


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