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Can I clean install Vista Ultimate X64 SP1 with 4GB RAM remain untouched?

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Old 05-27-2008
Abiosis
 

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Can I clean install Vista Ultimate X64 SP1 with 4GB RAM remain untouched?

Can I clean install Vista Ultimate X64 (SP1 built in) with 4GB RAM
remain untouched and fully address/use whole 4GB RAM after installation
completed?

Or I've to remove 2GB RAM for the installation...and put them back till
it finished and reboot?

please advice,thanks again~~~


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Old 05-27-2008
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Re: Can I clean install Vista Ultimate X64 SP1 with 4GB RAM remain untouched?
mine install just fine, but I have an AMD instead of an intel.
your results may vary.

no damage by trying it.



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"Abiosis" <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote in message news:d5c7edc3e1554ed58ade86e682f6fad4@nntp-gateway.com...

Can I clean install Vista Ultimate X64 (SP1 built in) with 4GB RAM
remain untouched and fully address/use whole 4GB RAM after installation
completed?

Or I've to remove 2GB RAM for the installation...and put them back till
it finished and reboot?

please advice,thanks again~~~


--
Abiosis

Intel® CoreT 2 Extreme QX6850 (8MB,3.67GHz Factory overclocked)
Windows Vista® Home Premium SP1(Vista Ultimate 64bit SP1 pending)
nVidia GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB
500GB - Seagate 7200RPM, SATA 3.0Gb/s, 16MB Cache
4GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 800MHz - 4 DIMMs
Sound Blaster® X-FiT XtremeGamer (D) Sound Card
Logitech Z-5500 THX-Certified 505-Watt 5.1 Digital Surround Sound
Speaker System
Logitech® MXT Revolution Cordless Laser Mouse
Dell UltrasharpT 2707WFP LCD
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Old 05-27-2008
Abiosis
 

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Re: Can I clean install Vista Ultimate X64 SP1 with 4GB RAM remain untouched?

hmmm...I 'll try it first before go for the hard way I guess ...thanks
Mikey


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Windows Vista® Home Premium SP1(Vista Ultimate 64bit SP1 pending)
nVidia GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB
500GB - Seagate 7200RPM, SATA 3.0Gb/s, 16MB Cache
4GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 800MHz - 4 DIMMs
Sound Blaster® X-Fi™ XtremeGamer (D) Sound Card
Logitech Z-5500 THX-Certified 505-Watt 5.1 Digital Surround Sound
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Dell Ultrasharp™ 2707WFP LCD
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Old 05-27-2008
JWHData
 

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Re: Can I clean install Vista Ultimate X64 SP1 with 4GB RAM remain
I couldn't....See my earlier post regarding BSOD

I had to remove some of the memory (in my case I removed 2GB), did the
install, ran the Hotfix to allow memory above 3GB, then replaced the removed
memory modules.

"mikeyhsd" wrote:

> mine install just fine, but I have an AMD instead of an intel.
> your results may vary.
>
> no damage by trying it.
>
>
>
> mikeyhsd@sprintpcs.com
>
>
>
> "Abiosis" <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote in message news:d5c7edc3e1554ed58ade86e682f6fad4@nntp-gateway.com...
>
> Can I clean install Vista Ultimate X64 (SP1 built in) with 4GB RAM
> remain untouched and fully address/use whole 4GB RAM after installation
> completed?
>
> Or I've to remove 2GB RAM for the installation...and put them back till
> it finished and reboot?
>
> please advice,thanks again~~~
>
>
> --
> Abiosis
>
> Intel® CoreT 2 Extreme QX6850 (8MB,3.67GHz Factory overclocked)
> Windows Vista® Home Premium SP1(Vista Ultimate 64bit SP1 pending)
> nVidia GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB
> 500GB - Seagate 7200RPM, SATA 3.0Gb/s, 16MB Cache
> 4GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 800MHz - 4 DIMMs
> Sound Blaster® X-FiT XtremeGamer (D) Sound Card
> Logitech Z-5500 THX-Certified 505-Watt 5.1 Digital Surround Sound
> Speaker System
> Logitech® MXT Revolution Cordless Laser Mouse
> Dell UltrasharpT 2707WFP LCD

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