The usable memory may be less than the installed memory.


salim

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Is there anyone who can help me with this problem.
What should I do to make the device read the entire usable memory.

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(Sorry the system is not English, but this is a screenshot from System properties so the titles follow each other the same way.)
 

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System One

  • OS
    windows 11
    Computer type
    Laptop
On the memory tab of task manager, does it show hardware reserved? That will likely explain why your system doesn't show that all memory is available for use.
 

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    AMD 5950X
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    Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero
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    128GB
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    64GB
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    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
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Mine shows 134 Mb reserved by the hardware

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  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
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    PC/Desktop
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    Intel I3-10100
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    MSI H410M-PRO
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    16 GB
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    Motherboard default
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    Intel i3-8100
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    Gigabyte Z370 D3
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Thanks for all your answer.
I thought there was a problem with my memory.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    windows 11
    Computer type
    Laptop
There is always some memory reserved for the GPU if you have an integral gpu with motherboard.

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    Windows 10 Pro + others in VHDs
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    Laptop
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    ASUS Vivobook 14
    CPU
    I7
    Motherboard
    Yep, Laptop has one.
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Integrated Intel Iris XE
    Sound Card
    Realtek built in
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    N/A
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    1920x1080
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    1 TB Optane NVME SSD, 1 TB NVME SSD
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    Yep, got one
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    Yep, got one
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    Stella Artois
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    Built in
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    Bluetooth , wired
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    72 Mb/s :-(
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    Edge mostly
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    Defender
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    TPM 2.0
What should I do to make the device read the entire usable memory....

(Sorry the system is not English....
Here's your screenshot with the English titles along side it.

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Are you worried that the 'Available Physical Memory' is a lot less than the 'Installed Physical Memory'? You shouldn't be. In System Information the word 'available' here means that part of the installed memory that is not already in use running your system and apps.

Compare System Information with Task Manager and you'll see that the memory in use, plus the available memory adds up to near enough the installed physical RAM. There will be a small difference due to some memory being Hardware Reserved, the system uses this to communicate with physical devices such as your display.

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  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 3 A315-23
    CPU
    AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon Graphics
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    laptop screen
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    1366x768 native resolution, up to 2560x1440 with Radeon Virtual Super Resolution
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    1TB Samsung EVO 870 SSD
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    fully 'Windows 11 ready' laptop. Windows 10 C: partition migrated from my old unsupported 'main machine' then upgraded to 11. A test migration ran Insider builds for 2 months. When 11 was released on 5th October it was re-imaged back to 10 and was offered the upgrade in Windows Update on 20th October. Windows Update offered the 22H2 Feature Update on 20th September 2022. It got the 23H2 Feature Update on 4th November 2023 through Windows Update.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro (and all my Hyper-V VMs).

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 8GB RAM, 256GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro RTM and Insider Dev, Beta, and RP 24H2 as native boot vhdx.

    My SYSTEM FIVE is a Dell Latitude 3190 2-in-1, Pentium Silver N5030, 4GB RAM, 512GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro, plus the Insider Beta, Dev, Canary, and Release Preview builds as a native boot .vhdx.
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Lattitude E4310
    CPU
    Intel® Core™ i5-520M
    Motherboard
    0T6M8G
    Memory
    8GB
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    (integrated graphics) Intel HD Graphics
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    1366x768
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    500GB Crucial MX500 SSD
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    Firefox, Edge
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    Defender
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    unsupported machine: Legacy bios, MBR, TPM 1.2, upgraded from W10 to W11 using W10/W11 hybrid install media workaround. In-place upgrade to 22H2 using ISO and a workaround. Feature Update to 23H2 by manually installing the Enablement Package. Also running Insider Beta, Dev, and Canary builds as a native boot .vhdx.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro (and all my Hyper-V VMs).

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 8GB RAM, 256GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro RTM and Insider Dev, Beta, and RP 24H2 as native boot vhdx.

    My SYSTEM FIVE is a Dell Latitude 3190 2-in-1, Pentium Silver N5030, 4GB RAM, 512GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro, plus the Insider Beta, Dev, Canary, and Release Preview builds as a native boot .vhdx.

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