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windows 7 not using all installed RAM


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Hi ,I just installed 24 GB of RAM but only abe to use 16. Some one said it is ths OS.Is there any way around this ? thanks Capture.PNG
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit does have a cap of 16GB available RAM. I don't think anytime upgrades are available anymore for Windows 7. However, you can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for only $39 through Jan 31 here: http://windows.micro...-US/windows/buy

Windows 8 Pro will allow you to utilize all your RAM. It's also faster to start and shut down, has a smaller memory footprint, is more stable and secure. Yes the new start screen takes a little getting used to, but don't believe all the negative hype.
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Is all the RAM detected by the BIOS? If not, then check it is all inserted correctly. If it is all in correctly, check that it all works by trying it one stick at a time. If it all works, try it in the different slots using one stick at once.
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