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setting to limit physical memory that vista will see

by cdrom2009 / February 28, 2009 10:02 AM PST

There is a setting where a user can type a value into a textbox within vista so that vista will see and use a value of physical memory less than what is actually within the PC. For example, specify 1356 MB for a machine that has 2048 MB of RAM.

Anybody know where the setting is? I set it a while back when troubleshooting a BSOD and now I can't find it to reset it normal.

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"On Windows Vista and later versions of Windows, use the
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 28, 2009 11:40 AM PST
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need built-in vista gui tool
by cdrom2009 / February 28, 2009 8:51 PM PST

this is not exactly what i was looking for. i need the name of the built-in vista gui tool/utility for this (not the command-line utility bcdedit and not third party app like vistabootpro). it was a textbox that i typed in the maximum memory parameter into. i thought the utility was msconfig, but after looking there i found out that was not the right one that i had used in the past.

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Since I use BCDEdit
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 28, 2009 10:19 PM PST

I may not know which you used. So why not GOOGLE the following and see what you find?

Graphical BCDEdit


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