Help with Windows 2003

Posted on 2009-02-14
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
It is my understanding that Windows Server 2003 32bit Enterprice (if hardware allows) can cope with up to 32 GB of RAM. Can a 32bit Windows system really digest or use all that memory? If not what would be the limit?
Question by:kt2003
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    While it will use it, it's not the same as a 64 bit version of Windows.  

    "This can cause problems in Terminal Server environments. On Terminal Servers with a lot of users running a lot of applications, quite a bit of information from all the users has to be crammed into the shared 2GB of kernel memory. In fact, this is why no Windows 2000-based Terminal Server can support more than about 200 usersthe 2GB of kernel memory gets fulleven if the server has 16GB of memory and eight 3GHz processors. This is simply an architectural limitation of 32-bit Windows."

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