|11 Jul 2011||#1|
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"Program too big to fit in memory".
I have a laptop here, which keeps giving me an error when I try to run applications. The error, as stated in the title, is "Program too big to fit in memory", which flashes up for a second in a cmd window.
I have tried reinstalling XP on FAT32 and NTFS, and I have also tried installing a trial of Windows 7 on NTFS, just to test it. Multiple executables all give the same error on all of the above setups.
The laptop has a 30gb hard drive, and 512mb of RAM.
Running the "mem" command in a command prompt window in XP shows:
655360 bytes total conventional memory 655360 bytes available to MS-DOS 592976 largest executable program size 1048576 bytes total contiguous extended memory 0 bytes available contiguous extended memory 941056 bytes available XMS memory MS-DOS resident in High Memory Area
Any help or insight into this issue would be much appreciated.
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|11 Jul 2011||#2|
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The problem has now been solved. I went to reinstall the OS, but this time I used the command prompt to format the hard drive thoroughly, rather than a quick format. I have no idea why that worked, but it did. Sorry for wasting anyone's time. I think the laptop knew that I posted here, and just decided to work to make me look foolish. :P
Thanks anyway, to anyone who may have read this.
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