Solved

Software Installation Problem

Posted on 1997-02-13
1
171 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
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.

0
Comment
Question by:Sandy011197
1 Comment
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Gumby earned 200 total points
ID: 1744935
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.
     
0

Featured Post

Better Security Awareness With Threat Intelligence

See how one of the leading financial services organizations uses Recorded Future as part of a holistic threat intelligence program to promote security awareness and proactively and efficiently identify threats.

Join & Write a Comment

Sometimes drives fill up and we don't know why.  If you don't understand the best way to use the tools available, you may end up being stumped as to why your drive says it's not full when you have no space left!  Here's how you can find out...
Today, still in the boom of Apple, PC's and products, nearly 50% of the computer users use Windows as graphical operating systems. If you are among those users who love windows, but are grappling to keep the system's hard drive optimized, then you s…
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

758 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now