Solved

Can I Use HIMEM.SYS To Switch To Protcted Mode?

Posted on 2003-11-27
3
227 Views
Last Modified: 2009-07-29
Hi!

Can I Use HIMEM.SYS To Switch To Protcted Mode?
How?

Bye
Programmer-x
0
Comment
Question by:Hamidreza Vakilian
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:dimitry
ID: 9834365
I have doubts that HIMEM.SYS has functionality to switch to protected mode - it is memory manager.
It allows you to receive Extended memory WITHOUT switching to protected mode.
INT 15h, AH = 89h should allow you to do this.
However, I suggest you to do this "manually":
http://x86.ddj.com/articles/pmbasics/tspec_a1_doc.htm
http://www.ganssle.com/articles/aprot1.htm
http://www.ganssle.com/articles/aprot2.htm
0
 
LVL 14

Author Comment

by:Hamidreza Vakilian
ID: 9842834
Hi Dimitry!

Can You Give Me Basic Protected Mode Switching Examples?

Bye
Programmer-x
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
dimitry earned 20 total points
ID: 9843287
Go to: http://www.reevessoft.com/dosetc.html
And take a look on in386out.zip
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Convert from C to MIPS 14 1,419
Assembly Language - 8086 Processor 3 1,082
Show semaphore name in Pascal 12 646
How to convert a string or a character to its binary representation 13 500
Today it’s fairly well known that high-performing websites and applications bring in more visitors, higher SEO, and ultimately more sales. By the same token, downtime is disastrous for companies and can lead to major hits on a brand, reputation, an…
Originally, this post was published on Monitis Blog, you can check it here . Websites are getting bigger and more complicated by the day. Video, images and custom fonts are all great for showcasing your product or service. But the price to pay in…
Are you ready to implement Active Directory best practices without reading 300+ pages? You're in luck. In this webinar hosted by Skyport Systems, you gain insight into Microsoft's latest comprehensive guide, with tips on the best and easiest way…

726 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