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Only half of RAM is recognized.

Postby PeteR_V on Mon Dec 31, 2007 7:59 am

Windows sees 2 GIG of RAM and Mint sees only 1 GIG of RAM on Compaq Presario V6066EA laptop..
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Re: Only half of RAM is recognized.

Postby Husse on Tue Jan 01, 2008 8:10 am

That's really odd
Please post the specs of that laptop - it's not possible to find it on the net as the same model can have completely different hardware
Not that I really think it's hardware but anyway
Is it two modules?
One may be a bit deficient, but again......
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Re: Only half of RAM is recognized.

Postby PeteR_V on Tue Jan 01, 2008 11:32 am

Ok i think i made a mistake. I used windows task manager to read the memory. it sais in dutch on the right bottom "total memory" 2400 mb. but i figured this includes virtual memory! :oops:
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