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Boot.ini and vista

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How do you modify the boot.ini in vista. I have 3 Gbs. I do get an out of memory error after 5-10 mins in FSX. Could someone post their boot.ini for Vista with 3Gbs of memory that has been modified to stop the out of memory error. I have read the other post and I am still confused because people have shown only XP mod.ThanksDave

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That is because Vista already recognizes more than XP's limit of 2GB. (as I understand).

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Vista doesn't have a boot.ini, or at least in use. I have 4gb ram in a newer system with Vista and Vista only sees 3.5gb + the 512mb on my video card.

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>How do you modify the boot.ini in vista. I have 3 Gbs. I do>get an out of memory error after 5-10 mins in FSX. Could>someone post their boot.ini for Vista with 3Gbs of memory that>has been modified to stop the out of memory error. I have>read the other post and I am still confused because people>have shown only XP mod.>>>Thanks>DaveDave,If you are running Vista32 (my guess is you are) read on.Go to accessories, right click on the command prompt and run as administrator.at the prompt type the following:bcdedit /set increaseuserva 2560And make sure you are running SP2. If not you need to make your FSX.exe greater tha 2GB aware.

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Sorry Bill I was still a little confused but the answers that were given helped a little. I have one question for you, how do I add this (bcdedit /set increaseuserva 2560) to the boot.ini or where ever that this line is started everytime I boot up vista. What would the line look like in it's full content. I know that in XP it would look like this "multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XPProfessional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect /3GB/Userva=2560. What would this line look like in Vista. Sorry for my confusion. Or do I have to like someone stated here do the following everytime I use FSX....If you are running Vista32 (my guess is you are) read on.Go to accessories, right click on the command prompt and run as administrator.at the prompt type the following:bcdedit /set increaseuserva 2560And make sure you are running SP2. If not you need to make your FSX.exe greater tha 2GB aware.Thanks Dave

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Dave,You don't need to do it every time you run FSX. Do it once and your done.Regards,Bob

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Dave,There is no boot.ini file created in Vista. sargeski posted the exact steps to expand the process address space and I guess I'll give it another go:From the Start menu > All Programs > Accessories then right-click on Command Prompt and choose "Run as administrator"When the Command Prompt opens, type the following at the blinking cursor:bcdedit /set increaseuserva 2560Phil Taylor explains the whole enchilada in excrutiating detail here: http://blogs.msdn.com/ptaylor/archive/2007...ress-space.aspxBill Leaming also explained it here: http://forums.avsim.net/dcboard.php?az=sho...ing_type=searchRegards,Jim Karn

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