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VSPHERE Client shows different memory usage.

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attached is a screen shot of a windows 7 pro VM on a esxi 5.5 server showing task manager memory usage. the other is from vsphere client. vsphere shows 491MB and windows shows 1.3GB any one know why this is.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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this web link should answer your questions

http://www.vnoob.com/2011/02/memory-stats-vcenter-windows/

it's because the VM does not know it's virtual.
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