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January 14th, 2011 · No Comments · 1,986 views

Consider the following scenario:

  1. have a graphics adapter that has 2 GB or more of dedicated (on board) video memory.
  2. You run the inbox Windows tool MSInfo32.exe and look at the Adapter RAM value under Components->Display.

In this scenario, the dedicated video memory on the graphics adapter is reported incorrectly under Adapter RAM. Instead of the expected value showing the memory in gigabytes and bytes, you may instead only see an incorrect value in bytes.


November 5th, 2009 · No Comments · 2,110 views

You experience performance issues in applications and services in various versions of Windows XP, of Windows Vista, of Windows Server 2003, and of Windows Server 2008. Additionally, you notice the following symptoms:

  • Available memory is almost exhausted.
  • The system file cache consumes most of the physical RAM.
  • There is a continuous and high volume of cached read requests to the hard disk.

4sysops – Why Windows Vista only sees 3GB memory in a PC with 4GB RAM and how Vista SP1 fools its users

April 9th, 2008 · No Comments · 3,493 views

A great explaination of why you probably can’t use 4GB of RAM on your PC, even if Vista SP1 says you are. Keep reading →

ITsVISTA Web Links: April 9th

April 9th, 2008 · No Comments · 2,087 views


December 15th, 2007 · 3 Comments · 6,811 views

You may receive a Stop error message that resembles one of the following after you resume a computer from sleep or from hibernation:

Error message 1:


This error occurs on a computer that uses 2 gigabytes (GB) or more of RAM and an nVidia nForce EHCI controller.

Error message 2:


This error occurs because of a race condition in the Usbhub.sys driver. This condition occurs if a USB device driver tries to enter a selective suspend state when a previously canceled selective suspend request has not yet been fully processed.

ITsVISTA Web Links: August 17th, 2007

August 17th, 2007 · 1 Comment · 2,873 views

MSNBC uses Mac to Slam Vista

August 16th, 2007 · 6 Comments · 1,670 views

Apparently Peter Svensson from said Vista with 1GB of RAM will barely give you the time of day, while OSX makes good use of memory. Keep reading →

ITsVISTA Web Links: August 14th, 2007

August 14th, 2007 · 1 Comment · 2,777 views

The Vista RAM puzzle: Is 2GB enough?

August 14th, 2007 · No Comments · 1,310 views

Ed Bott suggests that for business users, 2GB is enough RAM. The two exceptions are running virtual machines, and running on 64-bit. Many may argue this one, but remember, he’s talking business users, not all users. Keep reading →


August 2nd, 2007 · No Comments · 1,774 views

The information in this article applies to the following configuration(s):

  • FireGL Unified Driver version 8.362
  • FireGL V7350
  • Windows Vista 64bit Edition

The monitor displays Blue Screen after installation of FireGL Software Suite (64 bit) on a Windows Vista 64bit system with more than 2GB of system memory.

Other ATI products might be affected.