Posted 06 April 2005 - 09:09 PM
Ok - This is what your computer is doing:
It detects 65536kB of memory in BIOS. This is in fact 64MB of RAM due to the fact that 1MB=1024kB.
So you have 64MB of RAM and the computer partitions off 8MB to use as video memory so when Windows loads it sees 64-8=56MB of RAM in the system.
If this is the same whether you have a 64MB stick or a 128MB stick or both in the machine I think it must be a limitation of your motherboard. If you can find your motherboard manual it will explain how to add more memory. Failing that if you can identify a manufacturers name and model number stencilled on the motherboard we can search for the specs for you. If you can't find either let us know.
I am guessing your motherboard has a limit of 64MB in each slot and probably wants matching pairs, so if you can add another 64MB stick (preferably of identical type) your system should then have 128MB all up (that would be 120MB in System Properties). If you have more slots you can add more 64MB sticks but again, I think, in pairs.
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