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One of our staff recently tried to install an educational program at work called "Take this Job and Love It" on her IBM Pentium (100 MHZ, 16 MB ram, 1.2G HD, Win 95).  The application is a 3.1 app.  She got half way through
the installation and got an error message --- "not enough stacking room".   I assume this has something to do with the memory stack, but am not knowledgeable enough to know what she might do to correct it and get the thing to install.  She has called the company that makes the software and they did not know either!  If anyone has any ideas that we could try, I would appreciate a response.
Thanks in advance for any help anyone can give me.

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This is definately a memory related issue - or lack of, I should say!  Your options at this point are to upgrade the systems memory, edit the Config.sys file (to free more of your memory resources) to read the following :

     STACKS=64,512
(the maximum stack level allowed)
      FILES=60
      BUFFERS=40

... or, you should also disable any screen savers and other TSR programs that you might have active and eating up your memory resources.  

I would recommend adding at least another 8meg to the PC, as I find 24 to be a comfortable RAM level that has eliminated all memory problems that I previously had.
     
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