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Where is the BOOT.INI for SBS 2000

I have a Small Business Server 2000 and just upgraded its memory from 1GB to 2GB.  It's a DELL POWEREDGE 4600 SERVER.  The BIOS recognize the additional memory but SBS 2000 is still reading it as 1GB.  I know I have to add the /2GB switch to the boot.ini

Is there anybody who can help me locate the boot.ini for this SBS 2000?  I made that "show all hidden files and folder" is enabled in the folder options.

I am giving 500 points for this because it is extremely urgent.

Thanks,

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I've never heard of a switch for Windows (SBS or otherwise) that was needed for only 2GB of RAM.  When you get to 3 or 4 GB, yes, but I've never seen a limit below that.
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mhambridgeCommented:
Hi,

The boot.ini file is usually under the c:\ root directory.

Check under Folder Options, View for other selections you need to deselect to view it. eg "Hide protected system files (Recommended)"
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jonoakleyCommented:
Also ensure Show hidden Files and folders is still toggled.
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jethro2731Author Commented:
jonoakley, Thanks, I accepted your answer.  When you're under pressure, you tend to rush and I missed that "hide protected system files."
Anyway, do you know the correct syntax to add the memory switch in boot.ini file?

Thanks again and you got yourself 500 points!

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mhambridgeCommented:
I guess my answer must have missed the point then?

Check under Folder Options, View for other selections you need to deselect to view it. eg "Hide protected system files (Recommended)"
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jethro2731Author Commented:
Ooops!!!  I am sorry I meant MHAMBRIDGE.  How do I fix the giving the points to the correct recipient?
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jethro2731Author Commented:
MHAMBRIDGE, I just emailed experts-exchange about my mistake.
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mhambridgeCommented:
No worries was just wondering if you missed my post, thank you.
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mhambridgeCommented:
Hi,

This link will help with the correct syntax needed for the boot.ini file;

http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/system/platform/server/PAE/PAEmem.mspx
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jonoakleyCommented:
Whew I didn't think my answer was that impressive

All I wanted to do was remind you to leave Show hidden and folders checked. Otherwise the System files you want to see will still be hidden.
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