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Windows 8 and RAM issue

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8

    Windows 8 and RAM issue


    Hi,

    I have 8 gigs of RAM and Windows 8 Pro says only 3.25 gigs are usable. How can I correct this?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 Pro


    install 64-bit windows 8 pro
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  3. #3


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by ZedYago View Post
    install 64-bit windows 8 pro
    Thanks, but is that guaranteed to solve my problem?
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 Pro


    yes yes
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  5. #5


    Posts : 2
    Win 8


    32 bit windows doesn't support more. you must install 64 bit.
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  6. #6


    bangalore
    Posts : 634
    Windows 8.1 professional x64 + WMC


    32 bit can handle(address) only 4GB of RAM where as the 64bit can address large amounts of RAM(4GB+)..So installing 64 bit OS will solve your issue.
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  7. #7


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8


    Thank you all for your answers!

    I'll do this instead: I'll remove the windows 8 from my present PC and install it in my old Acer laptop that has 3 gigs of ram in it. Would there be any problems regarding the product key?
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