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LWE10016 : Howto change the memory from windows with /maxmem parameter

Symptom:

You want to make shure that you can take memory out of the system to use elsewere.

Cause:

Some old driver does not support over 640 MB of memory or you just want to take something for another machine.

Solution:

You edit the boot.ini file and add the /maxmem=256 parameter. (change the value appropriatelly)

e.g. multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)winnt="Windows NT" /MAXMEM=256

PS: try this out on the machine of some colleagues (do not forget to take your changes back!)

 


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