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Acer 5050 5430 not reading the correct aomut of memory

I have a Acer Aspire 5050 5430, I have in 4 Gs memory, two 2 gig sticks, But laptop only seeing 2.5Gs. Is there a setting i have to change so it could see the 4 gigs or at least close to?

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    Lalit Varadpande May 11, 2010

    whats ur OS?32 or 64 bit?


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Windows 32-bit operating systems cannot physically see 4 GB of memory. The most you can see is 3 GB. And, assuming you have onboard video, 1/2 GB is going for video memory, thereby showing you only have 2.5. The only way to solve this is to install either Windows XP or Vista 64-bit operating system to fully utilize your 4 GB of memory.

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