Solved BIOS & Windows 7 no longer recognize all of my installed RAM

October 22, 2014 at 17:03:28
Specs: Windows 7, amd fx-4100 @ 3.6ghz / 16gigs
i have 2 8gb ram sticks totaling 16gb, when i boot up, the bios only show 8gb. and the OS shows 12gb. they both used to show all 16gb and from one boot up to the next it doesn't.

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October 23, 2014 at 12:52:19
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Try reseating both RAM modules (ie remove them, then firmly put them back).

If that makes no difference, test them with Memtest86 bootable CD.

MemTest86 V5.1.0 Free Edition: http://www.memtest86.com/download.h...

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