RAM issue with bootcamp

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by SirStrumalot, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. SirStrumalot macrumors 6502

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    #1
    So I just installed Windows 7 32-Bit via Bootcamp, and when I check my computers properties, it tells me that I have 4GB of RAM installed but only 2.17 is usable. I know that Windows 7 32 supports up to 4GBs of RAM, so is there any reason it's doing this? Any help appreciated!
     
  2. balamw Moderator

    balamw

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    #2
    The RAM is shared with your video card and any other hardware so you lose some of the physical 4 GB right off the top.

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