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RAM keeps going inactive (iMac)

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Jan 25, 2013 4:05 PM

Hello!

 

A few hours ago i upgraded my iMacs RAM to 12GBs from the standard 4, and now the majority of it keeps going inactive for no apparent reason (well any i can find).

 

I just want to know why this happens and is there anything i can do to stop this? Also can i run programs when the RAM is reading a lot of inactive memory?

 

This is what my RAM is reading currently;

 

http://gyazo.com/a4e4557ddbeeba71a969a55195eeabcc

 

Can i get any support for this problem please, really confused how OS Lion works for managing memory

 

Thanks

 

Josh.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.5)

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