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Old 01-27-2014, 06:23 PM   #1
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So I just replaced my ram on my inspiron mini from 1 gb to 2 which is the maximum it can take now my mini recognizes the new ram but says only 1 gb of the 2 is usable I'm not quite sure why would say that im running windows 7 starter which came with the mini would anyone know why exactly it wont use the whole 2gb of ram? any help is appreciated
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Brand/specs of the new RAM? It's not uncommon for OEM Mobo's to have issues with RAM. Crucial is the best brand choice for OEM.

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