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Are there any way known to trick an computer with XP to appear to have more RAM?

I need to install a specific program (which fits in my system requirements), which is bundled with a number of other programs on an DVD. Unfortunately, the other programs besides the one that I need demand twice the amount of RAM that's available on my computer and the installation is closed due to this. Can I trick my XP computer into have more RAM temporarily to bypass the block in the install executable?

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This MSDN thread lists a few solution, my best bet is to fake the results of the method call with WinDBG.

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