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Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and by R. Feb 2, 2009 #22 Sharam TS Rookie Posts: 509 I just finished another Vista Ultimate 64bit install on a "newer" board EVGA NVIDA nForce 680i, Q6600 with 2 kits of OCZ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - hmmm by Dango517 / May 9, 2008 9:08 PM PDT In reply to: Ram problems since Vista 32 bit can only run 3.5 this content

Report kikoanis- Oct 2, 2009 09:05AM YaXxe thanks for your reply. SOLUTION The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Try it out if you get a chance. I have 4GB RAM (2GB X 2) using into two slots......my Operating System is Windows XP SP2, I saw 2.99GB of RAM is displaying instead of 4GB RAM, please help me https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-vista-32bit-wont-boot-with-4gb-installed.768547/

From there, you want to uncheck the box that says "Maximum memory" 4) It will ask you to restart your system. Gr3iz replied Mar 7, 2017 at 7:35 AM Loading... I've tried installing KB929777 and I get a message that the fix doesn't apply to my system. Much appreciate any advice anyone can offer.

This will be a real problem on the "Business" version that can run 128 GBs and will most likely be in hibernation often. I got here by searching for te KB responsble for the fix, if I find it I will post that as well. All rights reserved. Ooooops!This thread untracked.

MafiaLord91, Feb 17, 2008 #9 jbessell Joined: Feb 13, 2008 Messages: 5 Well here's the update - no one wants to tell me anything. Reproduction in whole or part in any form or medium without specific written permission is prohibited. Reply Reply with quote Complain DarfordFarquar OP • Regular Member • Posts: 127 Re: 32bit Vista won't boot with 4Gb RAM In reply to Riddick51 • Feb 2, 2008 https://www.vistaforums.com/threads/solved-upgrade-ram-on-hp-laptop-to-4gb-vista-32-bit-wont-boot.3670/ Restart it, and when it boots back up, it will use all your memory.

Whenever i put more then 2 strips in my machine windows will not start. jbessell, Feb 14, 2008 #3 WAW8 Joined: Jan 27, 2007 Messages: 3,541 Location: Northern Virginia, USA OK, given that each of the 2GB sticks works on its own, and that any Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Windows will not boot with more than 2gb ofram Byekurz335 ยท 37 replies Jan 1, 2009 Page 1 of 2 1 2 Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

There's nothing magical about paired modules, and they can be put into any slot (so long as the board supports the ram type/density in the slot) or run by themselves individually. his explanation It's a useless offer since everyone wants to use all the memory they have in the machine. Report xpcman 17228Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date ModeratorStatus March 6, 2017 Last seen - Sep 9, 2009 02:13PM Yes. It hangs without any disk activity at the 'Microsoft' screen with the animated bar at the bottom.I've tried every combination of memory sticks.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... news Burn the provided ISO to a CD, then shut down the machine (leave the CD in the tray), install the four DIMMs and then reboot (the CD is bootable and will Welcome to the Windows Vista Forums, a friendly forum where you can get technical support for Windows Vista PCs.Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only SOLUTION by R.

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Wonder if they'll fix that.Bob Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: My Vista machine won't boot after adding RAM. All Rights Reserved. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

The user's manual for the motherboard suggests installing only 3GB of memory if using a 32 bit OS.

On this motherboard sockets 1 and 3 are yellow and sockets 2 and 4 are black. Reply Reply with quote Complain subdoodle • Senior Member • Posts: 1,310 My Memory Results @ 4 Gb In reply to DarfordFarquar • Feb 3, 2008 I wind up Thanks so much!AwkwardSwine wrote:You probably just need a BIOS update.I just read the Release Notes for the BIOS update on this motherboard, and this problem is specifically called out.Access the document Windows XP can't see memory that is moved above 4 GB boundary, so however much "address space" (from 0.5 GB to 1.25 GB) is needed for peripherals is taken from that

The board is an Intel DQ965GF with 4 memory slots. Jan 1, 2009 #3 brucethetech TS Enthusiast Posts: 229 run msconfig and click the boot tab. Just to add, I use4 different hard drives with this system, 1st a 250GB SATAII with XP Pro SP3 and all post SP3 updates, 2nd a 250GB STAII with XP Pro check my blog It gets to the ASUS welcome screen (for lack of a better description) but won't go past that to the BIOS.

Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows Vista-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion My Vista machine won't boot after adding RAM. All the ram works and and all the ram slots work, i even tried installing 2X1gb and 2X512mb and that did not work either. I'm aware that 32 bit Vista only uses 3GB but I'm considering upgrading (?) to 64 bit so I can use additional memory for video editing applications. SOLUTION This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

If you elect to stick with the 4x1GB arangement, this tool can be quite useful in determining the clock speeds that will work on your system. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. The system is asking how much RAM to use, that is in the system already and since you have 2 GB already in it the system thinks thats all you got Please help Feb 25, 2006 RAM - will boot with two but not three or four Apr 23, 2009 Should I disable Page file with 2GB of RAM?

Advertisement crestonave Thread Starter Joined: Mar 2, 2002 Messages: 45 Greetings: I don't know that this is a Vista problem per se - seems more like a hardware problem. But i must say that you rarely have to manipulate that setting anyway. Feb 2, 2009 #20 Sharam TS Rookie Posts: 509 Please note I am not talking about 32bit addressing and more than 3GB of RAM issue! Reply Reply with quote Complain Riddick51 • Regular Member • Posts: 407 Re: 32bit Vista won't boot with 4Gb RAM In reply to DarfordFarquar • Feb 2, 2008 please