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Graphics Driver updated. Windows Update done. Now ignoring half my RAM


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I recently updated my GTX 1070 graphics card to ver 416.94 and then windows (here). Now when I start up my PC, I get a message saying CPU or RAM has changed. The only things that have changed have been the updates. Please help?


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https://www.forbes.c...e/#30472de271eb

 

The downgrade to Home limits the amount of RAM it will use to 8 GB.  Expect that's what happened to you.


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I have 2 sticks 4GB ram. One of them isnt being detected at all now.


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If you go into BIOS setup does it see 4 GB or 8 GB?  If it's only 4 then one of your RAM sticks is dead.  You might try turning off the power and reseating it.  If it shows 8 then Windows has lost it somehow.  Don't suppose it has suddenly changed to the 32 bit version of Windows has it?


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I have 2 sticks 4GB ram. One of them isnt being detected at all now.

 

 

If you go into BIOS setup does it see 4 GB or 8 GB?  If it's only 4 then one of your RAM sticks is dead.  You might try turning off the power and reseating it.  If it shows 8 then Windows has lost it somehow.  Don't suppose it has suddenly changed to the 32 bit version of Windows has it?

I agree. First of all, check how much RAM does the BIOS detect. If everything is okay then maybe Windows reinstallation will help you.

If not, then it is the dead stick issue.


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