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PC went from reading 8gb ram to 2gb ram?


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daniel760

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Hello Geeks To Go Community ;)
We'll my problem is that my computer has 8gb of ram installed and about a week ago it now only reads 2gb. I've done multiple diagnostics and the ram is there. It is just not being used. Here's what I mean.

Proof it knows the ram is there:


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But in task manager, it displays only 2gb of ram are being used.

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Anyone know why this happened? Or how I can make my system use the 8gb installed ram and not only 2gb? ;):D
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phillpower2

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Hi daniel760 :D
First off forgive me if I have misinterpreted your question!

We'll my problem is that my computer has 8gb of ram installed and about a week ago it now only reads 2gb. I've done multiple diagnostics and the ram is there. It is just not being used. Here's what I mean.

The more programmes you have open the more Ram will be used, as you say it is there but it is not being utilised as there is nothing for it to store, simple test open as many applications as you can and then see how much is being used, the article at this link http://www.ehow.com/...1_ram-work.html explains it better than I can.
Hope this info is what you were looking for and let us know if it was or not.
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