Strange Memory count

  EGH 20:13 28 Apr 2003

I have 256 MB ram, which windows recognises as 256, but some of programs refuse to run, some saying not enough memory. But what i have noticed is when i turn my comp. on, and it does a memory count it only counts to 32 Mb ram then carries on with the installation of windows, why is this does anyone know is wrong here? Help me please!!

  hugh-265156 20:16 28 Apr 2003

go to control panel/system/general if you have xp what does this say?any more info on specs etc would help.

  EGH 20:30 28 Apr 2003

Running win 98 P3 processor everything else is fine, in system it tells me I have 256, even norton has done its memory check and all is well, but it still only counts to 32 meg.

  pj123 20:38 28 Apr 2003

Have you got onboard graphics? which could be using shared memory? If so, the shared memory is too high. Check your BIOS.

  rickf 20:41 28 Apr 2003

You beat me to it pj123. I was going to suggest he looks into bios.

  pj123 21:48 28 Apr 2003

Sorry, rickf, you've got to learn to type.

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