4gb Of Ram - Updated Vista To Sp1

I have just changed the dvd burner from the purple slot gsataii 1 port to gsataii 3 and i updated vista to sp1 and now it show me i have 4gb of ram in my startup welcome screen before this it was 3. 32 of memory why is this?

A big problem my hd light stays on and my mouse don't move around the screen and the blue screen shows up and i have to re-start windows could it be because i changed the dvd sata burner from one slot to another?

Btw my mb is gigabyte n680sli-dq6.

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