HIMEM


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HIMEM

(software, storage)
An IBM PC extended memory manager, part of MS-DOS version 5.00 or higher. HIMEM can also act as an A20 handler.
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It had no problems, however, operating under HIMEM and EMM386 as supplied with MS-DOS 6.
Two of the most important uses of the DEVICE command involve HIMEM.
Since our PCs cannot address extended memory without HIMEM.
Also, before we can use extended memory, we must load a special program, the extended memory manager (named HIMEM.
Most Windows users are at least somewhat familiar with HIMEM.
You may need to include one or two switches on the line that loads HIMEM.
DOS memory management includes two components, HIMEM.
Typically, an extended memory device driver such as HIMEM.