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win95 doesnt see expanded memory

I have 64mg of ram on my computer but win95 only sees limited amount.  how do i access the extended memory from windows or to run programs under windows without running out of available memory?
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SandraDeMario
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mwyattCommented:
For our purposes, Win95 handles extended memory dynamically. As for troubleshooting the problem, how much does it appear to see? Does it see the same amount consistently? Was there a time when all the RAM was available to Windows 95? Did you recently add memory? You can see the amount installed by right-clicking on My Computer and choosing Properties. With this info I can make a recommendation.
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SandraDeMarioAuthor Commented:
I phrased my question poorly.  I need to know what device= and that kinda entry to put in my config.sys file if it does not automatically recognize upper memory.  I lost it. I know I had it right once before.  But now I can't remember.  

Sorry
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GrumpyOneCommented:
Config.sys entries for extended mem; try these for starters (additonal parameters for these line entries will vary from computer to compute):

DEVICE=C:\WINDOWS\HIMEM.SYS
DEVICE=C:\WIDOWS\EMM386.EXE
DOS=HIGH, UMB

Hope it helps.
Bob
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SandraDeMarioAuthor Commented:
im going to try his suggstions and get the answers to the questions he asked.  thank you so much.

sandy
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