Ram Problem / 4gb Of Ram As 1.99gb Usable

Dec 13, 2009

Windows is only showing my 4gb of ram as 1.99gb usable. It used to be high although I cannot remember the value. I know that for sure because my ram score used to be 7. something and my hdd was lowest score of 5.9, now ram is the lowest with 5.5. Any ideas?

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