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Hi Experts

how can i extend 4GB to 32 GB RAM using windows 2003 server enterprice edition 32 bit...
as per my knowledgle 32 bit OS supports max 4 GB..

Is there ant patch which makes it enable using 32 GB.

Thanks in advance

Gagandeep
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Your OS supports more than 4GB RAM. You will just have to enable PAE in your boot config. See the Links below for details:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa366778%28v=vs.85%29.aspx#physical_memory_limits_windows_server_2003_r2

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa366796%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

Use msconfig to enable that setting (not bcdedit as the Link above suggests, as that is only available on newer OS's).
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Can you tell us why you accepted that particular comment as the answer? For one thing it is nothing but a blind link without additional information from the poster, and that is regarded as not acceptable on this site (only when the asker specifically asks for links, like "Where can I download the drivers for this PC").

Apart from that both liorkr and I posted earlier with more details than your accepted answer, and again on this site you should normally accept the first correct comments, and not the last.
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