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{RESOLVED}Out of memory for DOS progs?

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by BotD, Jan 5, 2002.

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  1. BotD

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    I've been having problems running DOS programs; every time I try to I get an Out of memory error message. I don't see how this could really be the problem, since I've got 768MB RAM and usually only have explorer and systray running. This is on 98SE. Any ideas?

    (edit) Forgot to mention; this is a fresh install of 98. I hoped that reinstalling would fix the problem, but apparently not... (/edit)
     
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    config.sys and autoexec.bat aren't loading any drivers, as far as I can see. Here's all that's in em:
    config.sys
    SHELL=C:\COMMAND.COM C:\ /E:4096 /P

    autoexec.bat
    SET PATH=C:\WINDOWS.001;C:\WINDOWS.001\COMMAND;C:\Perl\bin\;%PATH%

    Would adding

    device=c:\windows\himem.sys
    device=c:\windows\emm386.exe noems
    dos=high,umb
    devicehigh=c:\windows\command\drvspace.sys /move

    help at this point? They're listed in that MS link you posted...
     
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    these should

    device=c:\windows\himem.sys
    device=c:\windows\emm386.exe noems
    dos=high,umb


    I stay away from anything that says drivespace, if your not using disk compression leave it out
     
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    Yesssssss, that did it. Thanks a ton. :)
     
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