What is AWE? I don't know what it is so I don't know if I have it.
On Sun, 25 Feb 2007 15:47:16 -0500, "Nasser Dassi" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>The abilities of the BIOS are directly proportional to the motherboard.
>As for Windows Vista, the x86 version supports up to 4GB of RAM if AWE is
>available and configured; otherwise, it will only recognize up to 3GB if the
>BIOS and OS are configured as such. Out of the box, however, the usable
>allocation is only 2GB for Vista applications (separate from the OS, which
>also has a 2GB default-config).
>The HP rep was *not* wrong.
>If you have 64-bit hardware and install the 64-bit software, then the
>theoretical capacity is in the TB-level of memory (something like 16TB
>I HOPE THAT HELPS...
>"RScotti" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Yes I know that but I want the total ram that Vista Ultimate x86 can
>> handle. I know there was a web site but can't find
>> it anymore.
>> There are saying it's Vista that is restricting the ram NOT their BIOS
>> On Sun, 25 Feb 2007 13:34:50 -0600, "canixs" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>Some system BIOS is only recognizing 2 gig or 3 gig, it still depending on
>>>your bios at some degree.
>>>"RScotti" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>>> There was a web page that showed the total amount of ram that you can
>>>> and I believe x86 was 4 GB
>>>> and x64 was (128 GB for Ultimate)
>>>> HP is saying that the max for Vista x86 is 3 GB. I know they are wrong
>>>> can't find that web site anymore.
>>>> Can someone please give me something so I can confirm this to HP?
>>>> Here's what they told me:
>>>>>I would like to inform you that Windows vista X86 will support up to
>>>>>3GB. If you install a 4GB RAM then you might have compatibility issues
>>>>>like system freezees, startup issues. I regret that as if now there are
>>>>>no updates or patches released by HP or microsoft to support for 4GB.
>>>>>However, if once realesed then you will be receiving an update regarding
>>>>>the upgrade information. These memory modules have a One-year limited
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