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

Posted on 2003-11-27
Last Modified: 2009-07-29

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

Question by:Hamidreza Vakilian
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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":
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by:Hamidreza Vakilian
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Hi Dimitry!

Can You Give Me Basic Protected Mode Switching Examples?

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