how to reduce hardware reserved memory

edited September 2020 in VivoBook
System: Windows 8
Battery or AC: AC
Description: 1.1GB is hardware reserved
Model: asus vivobook f570
Frequency of Occurrence: Always
Reset OS: No


i have a ASUS Vivobook F570zd laptop. in task manager it shows that only 6.9 GB is usable and 1.1 GB is hardware reserved memory which seems unusual because my friend has only 90mb as hardware reserved memory.

i have tried all the below methods yet no change:

-- msconfig

-- paging file

-- advanced system setting

OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Home Single Language

Version 10.0.18362 Build 18362

System Manufacturer ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.

System Model VivoBook_ASUSLaptop X570ZD_F570ZD

System Type x64-based PC

System SKU

Processor AMD Ryzen 5 2500U with Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx, 2000 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)

BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. X570ZD.310, 04-07-2019

SMBIOS Version 3.1

Embedded Controller Version 255.255


BaseBoard Manufacturer ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.

BaseBoard Product X570ZD

BaseBoard Version 1.0

Platform Role Mobile

Secure Boot State On

PCR7 Configuration Elevation Required to View

Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS

System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32

Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume 1

Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB

Total Physical Memory 6.95 GB

Available Physical Memory 3.21 GB

Total Virtual Memory 18.9 GB

Available Virtual Memory 13.2 GB

Page File Space 12.0 GB

Page File C:\pagefile.sys

Kernel DMA Protection Off

Virtualization-based security Not enabled

Device Encryption Support Elevation Required to View

Hyper-V - VM Monitor Mode Extensions Yes

Hyper-V - Second Level Address Translation Extensions Yes

Hyper-V - Virtualization Enabled in Firmware Yes

Hyper-V - Data Execution Protection Yes

dgpu; gtx 1050

vram: 4gb

igpu: AMD radeon vega 8 (1gb)

pls help me to resolve this because the 6.65 GB ram is really pushing me back in gaming .


  • Is your friend using same laptop model ? are you sure ?

    disable secureboot and then Disable all hyper V features in windows features options.

    enable secureboot

    enable Virtualization-based security .

    processor have 8 cores , so HRM might be increased.

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