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MtnGirl
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Registered: ‎11-23-2009
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Total memory

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When I check in setting I'm only showing total memory of 1 gig with 854mb available

I thought total was up to 8 Gig

I know there is about 3 Gigs being used for APS etc which leaves about 5 gigs available

 

what's going on?????

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chuck4prez
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Registered: ‎04-29-2011
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Re: Total memory

There is a very long thread on this titled "major (and potentially ugly) change to the nook color". I don't currently have the ability to post a link, but if you want more info, it should not be more than a few days back. I will sum up the best i can. BN repartitioned the hard drive to reserve more space for content from their market. Still 8 gb total, but they are now reserving 7. I think it is because a bunch of people were having trouble downloading more than 15 apps or so. That is just my opinion. There is a method to repartition that i am not familiar with, but it is explained in the thread mentioned above. There have also been posts claiming that you can have the partition adjusted for you in many of the stores. I think the idea is that folks will just expand memory with sd cards anyway. For what its worth.
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TigerShawk
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Registered: ‎03-27-2011
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Re: Total memory

Sloppy IT work on B&N's part.  This change should have been coordinated with a change to what partition of memory the memory gauge looked at.  As it stands, you have no idea how much memory is left for the bulk of what you'll be putting on the NC.