wheres my ram gone?

  leeknight67 23:03 25 Mar 2005
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my laptop should be 256 mb ram but when i look at the system profile i says there is only 191 there any idea how do get some more out of it

  Number 7 23:11 25 Mar 2005

The missing 65MB is probably being used by the onboard graphics.

Some systems use some of the main RAM as video RAM.

  LastChip 23:12 25 Mar 2005

If you have built in graphics (high probability) some may be used for the graphics process. Not at all unusual.

  Totally-braindead 23:41 25 Mar 2005

As the others have said this is very common and that is probably where the memory has gone.

  Completealias 23:48 25 Mar 2005

I concur this is the most likely explanation my laptop has 512 of ram but only shows up as 448 the other 64meg is used for my graphics

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