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Max Usable Memory - Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

Max Usable Memory - Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

Specs beforehand (Upgraded HP m8530f): AMD Phenom X4 9550 @ 2.20 GHz / HIS 256MB Radeon HD4350 GDDR2 PCI-E / 6.0 GB PC2-6400 DDR2 RAM / 750GB SATA Seagate Barracuda HDD / ASUS M2N78-LA / CoolerMaster 500W PSU

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Guest [Entry]

"Have you upgraded the BIOS? There is a BIOS update for your model (HP m8530f) on the HP website that might do the trick M2N78-LA Motherboard BIOS update improves security support, and fixes incorrect memory size being reported in Vista when 4GB or more is installed.

There is a good page on the HP Site that walks you through upgrading to Windows 7 and covers know issues and solutions etc."
Guest [Entry]

Assuming the memory is correctly detected in the BIOS, run MSCONFIG, open the Boot tab, click Advanced Options, make sure that Maximum Memory is not capped.