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Task Manager incorrectly reports physical memory

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I'm running a dual quad core server with 16 gigs of memory.  When looking at system properties (right click "computer" > properties) the memory is reported correctly.  When looking at Task Manager, it only reports 8 gigs.

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by:Knightsman
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Run a memory test to make sure our memory isnt bad.  How many sticks do you have to equal the 16?
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Turns out that redundant RAM was enabled in the BIOS on the server.  Once I disabled it, the correct memory was reported and I was able to utilize the full 16 GB.
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Nice, good job on fixing it :)
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