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Q: Solved: how to turn a physical book into an ebook

I've looked all over google for the answer..but still can not find anything.

I need to turn several physical books into a digital format, be it PDF..Word...HTML..anything works.

does anyone have any idea how to accomplish this..or where I should start?

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A: Solved: how to turn a physical book into an ebook

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Hi.

i have a text book at home.
i want to convert it into an ebook, so that i also have it as a softcopy pdf on my laptop.

so , the question is ,

how do i make it into an ebook.

note: i dont want to type all its content into a word doc, and then use a pdf converter.
i dont want to scan all the pages of the textbook.

what is the way to store this book as an ebook .

A:convert my text book into the pdf ebook

???

If you don't want to convert it to electronic form yourself by typing or scanning, your only option would be to obtain it already published as an e-book.

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Hello,

I have an external harddrive with all of my family photos, when I turn the harddrive on it will not
boot up just has an amber light. So I figured it had to be the power supply in the enclosure, so
I went out and purchased a new drive enclosure. placed harddrive into the new enclosure and continue
to get an amber light flashing. Please help I have all my family photos on this external drive!!!

Thank you very much!!
 

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My toshiba ultra book Z930 won't turn on. Yesterday it got damp when water leaked from a water bottle in my bag where the computer was.Only the yellow light blinks.

I bought it in april2012.
I use windows 8 and generally but not always use it with an A3 screen.
Is there anything I can do to save the data and/or switch it on.

Have you any advice. I can't get any help till 6th jan.

Thanks
 

A:Solved: My toshiba ultra book z930 won't turn on

Yesterday it got damp when water leaked from a water bottleClick to expand...

did it actually get wet ?, i suspect it did

i would allow it to completely dry out - maybe putting in an airing cupboard or somewhere warm

then take the battery out and the power adapter and hold the power key on for 60 seconds

if it still does not work , i suspect the pc has been damaged

to recover the data - you maybe able to remove the harddrive and then using an adapter - plug it in to a USB port on another PC and access the files
just depends on if the water also caused damage to the harddrive
 

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I am sorry if I post this in the wrong section

I am looking to make a e-Book for personal use, not commercial use, so I don't want to shell out money for a e-book writer, is there any thing on the net that will allow me to write an e-book for free?
Yes I have tried Google and I have tried Cnet, but with out success, can some one here point me in the right direction?

The e-Book I am trying to write will need to have the ability to add hyper links so it jumps from one part of the book to the other by clicking the link, also a table of contents also clickable.

Thank you..
 

A:Solved: A little help/ebook

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I built my awsome pc about a week ago and it was doing really good...till last night. I had a blue screen come up saying physical memory dump and to restart. So I turned off my pc and when I pressed the powerbutton...nothing happened. My mobo has a red light on it when I turn the psu on(normal) but the rest of the pc wont turn on...

Can you all help? Thanks

Ive tried taking ram out and putting it back in and removing battery on mobo and putting it back in.

Please help

Im using Windows Home edition
 

A:Had physical memory dump..and now pc dosent turn on

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hay im pritty angry ?ve just wasted my hard earned money on ebay i think my settings are interfering or somthing because i download the file and it ends up scrambled??? whats up with that ive emailed he/she and requested an attachment and still ant wokin wasted AU$2.66 on something that wont work

it all looks something like that

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A:[SOLVED] wasted AU$2.66 on adobe ebook ant wokin

and this please help i would really apprieciate it..
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I was playing a game that i bought. I got bored and quit the game. Then i turned it offf. An hour later the net book won't turn on. I tried taking out the battery and the AC plug and holdong the power button. My Netbook is a EEE PC 1000HD Plz Help T_T
 

A:Net Book won't turn on

Halo3recon said:





I was playing a game that i bought. I got bored and quit the game. Then i turned it offf. An hour later the net book won't turn on. I tried taking out the battery and the AC plug and holdong the power button. My Netbook is a EEE PC 1000HD Plz Help T_TClick to expand...

What exactly happens? Any lights light up?
 

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Hey everyone I bought my yoga book last year and it's had a bunch of problems and now it just won't turn on ? Kind of really upset though because I spent alot of money on it and I've taken good care of it.  Any ideas anyone?I've already tried the power button with volume and tried a bunch of different chargers.  Thanks in advance 

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So my chrome book won't turn on. All it does is display the white screen but it doesn't go to the home screen. I don't have a battery so I can't take it out and try to reboot it that way. I already try taking the Sim card out and holding the power down for for seven seconds. somebody please help me I am so lost without my computer.

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I have a chrome book 11 and I haven't used if for at least 3 months. I charged it all day with the charging light showing a solid Amber but when I tried to turn it on 7 hours latter it wouldn't turn on. When I would hold down the power button nothing would happen. Then I started going through a sequence of Amber for 2 mins then a flash of red and a flash of green and the back to Amber. What should I do?

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I turned it on fine this morning I opened up reddit, it froze, so I restart. Happened again restart. But it didn't turn on. It makes the turn on vibration, but nothing else.  Is there anything I can do, or is my bb dead? 

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please help I only had this for 2 wks just bought from Amazon and Amazon is telling me to get ahold of Hp I have a warranty threw hp I am really starting to worry i think my labtop is going to stop working i fear the prob is my labtop or battery inside it not just ac adapter which is worse I have saw a few post about 

A:My chrome book hp 14-X010WM won't turn on unless Ac adapter ...

Dear Customer, Please go through the belwo document to run the Battery Health Check:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04355990 NOTE: After getting the results please Contact HP Technical Support over the Phone for further assistance without any delay to get your Notebook diagnosed and serviced by an authorized HP Certified Engineer as its in WARRANTY.    Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee   

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Tun on HP Elite Book 8440p, the screen on the laptop is showing "Press the ESC Key to Startup Menu" and after a second Capslock and Numlock are blinking for 5 times. Please resolve this issue Thanks

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Whenever I hit a 'key' by mistake on the halo keyboard when I'm on the homescreen I automatically get promtped with the google app's search and it's incredibly frustrating since if I thouch the keyboard by mistake then I have to close it every single time. It wouldn't be a problem if it weren't for the fact that there is literally a key with a search icon dedicated for launch the google search quickly instead of every single letter on your keyboard.

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Hello. So I spilled some soda on my yoga 11e chrome book and now the red thinkpad light keeps blinking and the laptop won't start. Is there anything I can do to fix this?

A:Spilled soda on yoga 11e chrome book. Now the red thinkpad light keeps blinking and it won't turn on

Thee quick answer is "no".  Liquids are not good for electronics, and the worst liquids are soda and coffee

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Hi Everyone from Bleepingcomputer.com,
 
I am facing some issues with my laptop.
 
I always noticed my CPU, Memory, Physical Memory usage are running quite high.
 
Wonder is it normal for my computer?
 
I always feel the temperature is quite high and my fan keep running fast all the time even with just running some lite program. Sometimes my computer also turned to Blue Screen.
 
Please find the attachments to see my Task Manager. 

A:High CPU, Memory, Physical Memory Usage turn Bluescreen Problems

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post. 
Louis

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Can anyone please describe how DRM for ebook readers works? As an IT professional I need to understand how it work.

A:Ebook reader DRM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DRM_%28...ing%29#E-books

Does that help? Or do you need a explanation?

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Hi
What would be the easiest way to create an Ebook cover without expensive hard to learn Photoshop like programs?
I am a writer and not totally inept on a computer, worked a little bit with Dreamweaver and build a couple of simple webpages .
I am writing or rewriting Ebooks but creating a cover with titles and images in a very quick simple way is my quest.
What would be the easiest way to create an Ebook cover without expensive hard to learn Photoshop like programs?
I could begin with a flat Ebook cover for now.
Thanks
 

A:Ebook covers

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Hi Guys,

I often find ebook in .exe format, but when I double click nothing happened.
What application I need to open it?

Thank you.
 

A:ebook in .exe format

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I want to create an ebook in which I can sell via eBay. I don't want to pay anything, if that is possible. I've seen other ebooks that were created in Adobe Acrobat, and I hear you have to pay to create files that way. Any suggestions?
 

A:How to make an ebook

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Im looking for a good program designed to organize/manage your Ebooks and if possible, to have a way that would bookmark your page in each book. I have 6gb worth of Ebooks, mainly pdf, and I juggle about 3-4 books at a time, so I really need something with the organization of a library, and the ability to bookmark several books at a time. If anyone knows of a good program please reply, it would be greatly appreciated.

A:Need Ebook organizer

The eBook-Organizer 3.3 is the one. I'm not sure if this app has all the features you need, but it's free to try.

Cheers...

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Hi It was suggested that I put my request here. Because I am unable to get around at the moment, I have been looking for a way to earn some cash from home.I have written a book on Addiction which I would love to market as an Ebook but can't find a free Ebook-maker which takes graphics and tables ... the best commercial program I've "trial-ed" is Treepad Business Edition V 7.1.7 (which I can't afford ), so if anyone knows of a similar freeware program, drop me a line! Thanks

A:EBook Maker

There are so many ebook formats out there. Which type of format do you want? PDF?

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MS just released a new free Ebook for Windows 8, this one aimed at IT pro's rather than "dummies".

Free ebook: Introducing Windows 8: An Overview for IT Professionals (Final Edition) - Microsoft Press - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Get it while it's hot.

A:Free Ebook (new!)

Mystere,

I picked that up a couple weeks ago from TechNet! I highly recommend that folks get these free resources. In addition to being very good product documentation, these books provide insight into what Microsoft is trying to accomplish with the new release. You'll get an idea what's new and how the product can be used by IT professionals.

Here's a short excerpt from the Introduction:

"This book describes these new and improved features. It focuses on IT pros, however, so we spend fewer pages talking about the new user interface and more talking about management, deployment, and security."

Note the subtle tone here: "it's not all about the new user interface ..." - I think too many of us (including yours truly) have spent too much time fixated on the new interface and less on what's really going on with Windows 8.

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Can anyone advise me how, or where, to download western books for free please

A:ebook downloading

toddy to Bleeping Computer Community
Try looking here http://www.techsupportalert.com/free-books-westerns

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Sony Ebook software is 32 bit having trouble installing on Vista 64 can anyone help?

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Hello,

Downloaded a Kindle eBook to my PC.
Went fine, although I guess that this dates me: I still prefer paper.

Anyway, now that it is downloaded to PC, is it possible without any additional
charges to also download to my iPad ?
If so, how, please ?

And, are there any free or inexpensive programs that would allow copying, and pasting into a WORD
document all, or a substantial part, of the eBook ?

Thanks,
Bob

A:eBook And PC / iPad ?

get he kindle app for the ipad then log into your account that you used to buy the book and you should just be able to download it i think.

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Does such a pgm exist (that doesn't cost the earth) that converts a book with pics, I have written to a disc that can be read like an ebook but on a DVD/Cd player, not a computer? I don't know where to look!!
Rockinghorseman
 

A:Ebook..sort of

do you need it to be in midi or wave?
convert from the existing txt to voice?
then run slide show
diff ways to approch
convert txt first then use a progm like nero or sony to make a slide show
this can be done in flash (better)

Autoplay was developed as a training aid
use this to package the data
 

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Can anyone help, im looking for an ebook reader that will connect to my pc and allow me to view PDF, MSreader and other popular ebook formats that i have in my digital library?
 

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This is driving me crazy. My HP has Windows 7 and everytime it connects to the internet (wireless connection) Windows Live Messenger opens down in the left hand corner taskbar near the start menu. I close it, and fifteen minutes later it will open again.
I opened the options and unchecked the boxes pretaining to 'Run Windows Live Messenger when windows starts' but it still repeatedly opens. I use hotmail, but i really have no use for Messenger. The program is not listed under add/remove programs. Someone please help me turn this thing off.
 

A:Solved: Windows Live Messenger-TURN IT OFF TURN IT OFF!

It should be listed in Programs & Features under Windows Live Messenger or Windows Live Essentials. If you still can't find it listed then go to get.live.com and re-download the installer, reinstall it, then uninstall it.
 

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I downloaded a free comic book and the file format is .cbr. What software can open this format?
 

A:Software to open ebook

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.cbr
 

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Has anyone bought a Amazon Kindle Ebook recently and got the fragments converted into a PDF ?

A:Kindle Ebook Fragments to PDF ?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by JerometheGiraff


Has anyone bought a Amazon Kindle Ebook recently and got the fragments converted into a PDF ?


Could you explain what the fragments are?

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We have recently installed a nice older program call Turnkey Ebook Store
v1.1.

The installation process went very well, however we tested the purchase of various e-books in our catalog and completed the transaction - we clicked on the download link, which was located in our email and downloaded the product.

We were then redirected to our download page.

When we completed downloading the product which was enclosed in a zip file, there was nothing in the folder.

The name of the file was correct but there was nothing in it.

Can someone give us some insight to what could be happening and how to correct the situation.

Thanks,

Ray
 

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Hi guys Hp Sprout caught my eye and i want to buy it coz of its amazing functionalities. I mostly deal with ebooks and i was asking if i can convert any book(either in softcopy or hardcopy) in any formAt to word, pdf or epub.   I dont saw one of Hp's videos of them  scanning a book and it caught my attention.      Anyone who knows more about this ? 

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I have a sony ebook reader PRS300 I was charging it and I know that the computer should always be on and not go to sleep mode but I forgot to plug it in at the wall hence my reader will not do anything now will not contect to pc ort switch on is there anything I can do today before I go to sony shop tomorrow Thanks
 

A:Sony Ebook malfunction

What does your computer have to do with the Sony Reader not turning on?
 

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Hi all.

Im running Windows 7 ultimate 64bit on my machine. I have a problem with these two devices. When either are attached to the pc by USB as soon as a program begins to access the devices hard drive (eg in IPOD sync) i get a BSOD.

On recovery I get the following message:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 2057
Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 3b
BCP1: 00000000C0000005
BCP2: FFFFF880013747FA
BCP3: FFFFF880069FE6E0
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1
Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\112509-17300-01.dmp

I have been looking for a solution, but to be frank i'm a bit clueless.

Any help and advice would be much appreciated.

Ash

A:Ipod and Ebook causes a BSOD

Are you sure that you installed the 64 bit version of iTunes on your system? Installing the 32 bit version on a 64 bit system will result in similar symptoms (due to the drivers for accessing the iPod).

The memory dump blames CBUFS.sys - which I can't find much info on. I suspect it's a file system driver for your iPod, but can't be sure. I'm going to try looking into the iTunes installer.

So, I tried installing it on my system. Interestingly, it installs to Program Files (x86) - even though I'm using the 64 bit version. No luck tho, it didn't install that file on my system.

I'd suggest that you search your system (most likely in C:\Windows\System32\drivers) for the cbufs.sys file. Once you locate it, right click on it and select "Properties". Then check the Details tab for information on the manufacturer. Once you figure out what program/device that it belongs to - you can update that program/driver to see if that fixes it. Please post back if you're having difficulties.

Also, please update these older drivers so that they don't cause compatibility issues with the new OS:

Code:
AsIO.sys Mon Dec 17 04:11:49 2007
ASACPI.sys Sun Mar 27 22:30:36 2005
In particular the 2005 version of ASACPI.sys is known to cause BSOD's in some systems - please visit the Asus support website and download the Win7 version of the Asus AISuite utility, or the Asus PCProbe utility.

Here's the analysis of the memory dump:

Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Ve... Read more

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Hi there

If you like e-books - great piece of Free software which also converts to all ebook formats so if you want MOBI / EPUB etc etc.

64 bit version for windows also available -- and it also works on LINUX (easily installable too) - running on CENTOS 7 shown here. Also works absolutely fine on Windows 10 too.



Get it from here (Windows, Linux, etc).

calibre - E-book management

Cheers
jimbo

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Can anyone advise as to what it the best available device for reading ebooks?
 

A:ebook reading device

If the ebooks are in the pdf format, the Adobe reader is very good.

You can get it HERE

Regards Howard
 

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The authors of the recently released Windows 7 Resouce Guide have released a free Microsoft eBook Deploying Windows? 7 Essential Guidance from the Windows 7 Resource Kit and TechNet Magazine combine selected chapters written by industry experts Mitch Tulloch, Tony Northrup, Jerry Honeycutt, Ed Wilson, and the Windows 7 Team with select Windows 7 articles from TechNet Magazine. Sample topics include: Deployment Platform, Planning Deployment, Testing Application Compatability, and 8 Common Issues in Windows 7 Migrations.

Get it here:
Download details: Deploying Windows&#174; 7 Essential Guidance from the Windows 7 Resource Kit and TechNet Magazine

Also from Mitch Tulloch is an eBook on Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions:
Microsoft Press - Microsoft Virtualization Solutions Free E-Book Offer


   Note
You must sign up to receive the above PDF for free

A:Free eBook on Win7

Good catch Darryl!

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I have a WD 500G that was working fine then when I turned on my computer 2 days ago it did not see the drive.When I restarted the drive it was clicking and only about 4 folders showed up.I went to WD support and did what they said (unplugg the usb cable,start it up and if it is not clicking try another usb cable).The drive does not click when there is no usb cable but even with another cable it clicks and only a few folders show up(I cant access any of those folders either).Now I can only see all the folders thru windows exploers but cant open them.
I just backed up my Itunes and all are our family pics (I mean all!!) Any help will be greatly appeciated I will only tell my wife is there is no other way.
 

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Hi Guys,
I often find ebooks in .chm format that can't be opened.
It says : The page cannot be displayed.

Is the ebook corrupted?
How to solve this problem?

Thank you
 

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I have 512 mb of physical memory but only have 64.42 available. Is this bad and if so how can I increase the memory?
Thank you
Just curious on this and noticed it when I was checking on pc specs
david
 

A:Solved: physical memory

It really depends on what is running on the machine. Lots of available memory isn't necessarily a good thing, it means that all the work is being crammed into a small space.
 

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Recently my computer tends to be using all the physical memory for some reason, causing it to run very slow and making it near impossible to use sometimes. Naturally, this is quite frustrating. A restart will fix it for an hour or two but it just shoots back up again eventually.

I have six gigs of RAM so I really shouldn't be having this problem. It doesn't make much sense when I look at the processes running on task manager either. The thing using up the most memory is Firefox at 500,000 K, then Winamp at 181,000 K and everything below that not very much at all. It just doesn't add up to six gigs, not even close, yet Task Manager tells me it's at 98-100% physical memory usage.

I don't think it's a virus/malware issue since I run frequent scans with Avast and Spybot and they aren't coming up with anything.

My computer specs on my profile are up to date so you can use those for information about my computer. It has only started doing this recently though, past three weeks or so, and I've made no recent hardware changes in that time. If there's anything else you need, just ask. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

A:[SOLVED] Physical Memory All Being Used

Hi Dragon Wizard,

Empty out the temp folders and also perform a check disk repair and see if that helps you out. Hope everything works out for you.

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well i start from the start i got a computer with 2gb and it was good for awhile but then i did get a vires when i download something so my antivises scanner told me i got a vires then i deleted it but the next day i i get about 20 vises so i deleted them (with avg and Eset and more)

and then a week later i was just looking at my computer specs and and now i got only 1.5 gb of physical memory and 2gb of available memory so i tried and put it in a different computer it sed had 2gb physical memory on the ram so i and then i bought a 1gb ram and put it into my computer and now i still have 1.5gb of physical memory and 3gb of available memory.
p.s. also i at the same time my internet takes 2mins to to lode the fist page of when i start the computer
 

A:Solved: i cant use all of physical memory (ram)

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