Strange question after upgrading RAM on Tecra M10

Greetings gurus,

Pleeeaase help...

I recently upgraded my M10-PTMB1E to 8 GB of RAM of 2 GB.

My bios sees 8GB, Windows tells me I have 8 GB installed but 3.8 GB usable, it checked with a boot CD. Then, I pulled one of the external 4 GB chips and replace the 2 GB in. Windows detects the 6 GB.

I tested the RAM with memtest and these two circuits passed (although memtest is only 4 GB)

I thought it would be a case of updating the BIOS, but if I run the .exe files in 20091103164158-bios, bios-20091104152403 or the bios-20091104172541, I get an error saying "this computer is is not supported.

Could someone please tell me: -.
(1) this machine does really take 8 GB
(2) if so, what changes should I do so that he can use all the 8 GB (unless of course the VGA)
(3) what the BIOS update do I need

Thank you for your help



I n t have this model of laptop, but I'll try to help.

# Yes, this laptop model supports up to 8 GB of RAM
# Perhaps this document will help you
# In general you don't need to be. Just if you want to you can update the BIOS, but the old one should be OK. Just make sure that you are using compatible RAM modules.

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