HIMEM.SYS


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HIMEM.SYS

An extended memory manager that has been included with DOS and Windows, starting with DOS 5 and Windows 3.0. It allows programs to cooperatively allocate extended memory in 286 and higher PCs. HIMEM.SYS is an XMS driver. Starting with Windows 95 and subsequent 32-bit versions of Windows, HIMEM.SYS was automatically loaded at startup. See XMS.
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Two of the most important uses of the DEVICE command involve HIMEM.
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