Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help. It is all the old way! Well, the trouble was not the XMS memory size. BAT files, you should do the following: May 5, at 7: If dos recognizes that the program would not fit into the umb area it is loaded to conventional memory automatically, so you can not make any mistake when using this command.

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EXE installed by Windows in C: So, you need to find something that will work.

You load it, reserve whatever amount of memory you needrun your program and unload it after. I suggest that you order your file in the way that set, prompt, path etc. It has to be loaded in config. Note that you can not load Himem or Emm “high” as these two programs provide the option to load other programs high.

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Loads Stacker in UMB. The upper memory area UMA is memory in the range between kb and 1 Mb. But a higher number would also work, of course.


This conversation is currently closed to new comments. A report arrived on an MS-DOS game that crashed after you go through some preliminary game steps and then attempt a planetary landing.

Coders know that text mode starts at B This prevents programs running in protected mode from interfering xns each other’s memory.

The mem programm fits our needs.

But if your system crashes, before smartdrive has flushed its buffer you will have data losses. Rather well supported is the NEAT chipset.

Extended memory

Then run the following command: Now it is time to look at the third part in the boot process the autoexec. Microsoft were not the only people testing it. Smaller files typically results in more waste of space, as do large numbers of directories and subdirectories, because these also occupy 1 cluster each. If xmms, then it services the request. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in mz forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

In fact they always tell you that their product Windows 95 is a complete operating system no longer relying on MS-DOS. After reboot smartdrive is not longer active and you’re on the save side again. This reduces the amount of space wasted by each of the files on dis disk.


I faced the exact problem. Any help would be appreciated. The order above provides the best utilization xns the Upper Memory. This frame has to be located somewhere.

If you load a driver or a tsr program you should always try to load them into the UMB with the lh statement.

Getting MS-DOS games to run on Windows 95: Not enough XMS handles

Now we go a little bit deeper into the configuration. Doos at first you should rename your renamed win. Rather, the calculation goes like this: Only applications executing in protected mode can use extended memory directly.