PAE stands for Physical Address Extensions. It's a memory address extension that enables support of greater than 4 GB of physical memory for 32-bit processors.

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How to turn on PAE

How do I turn on PAE on my windows 8.1 computer. I don't need a lecture about what it is, I just need to know how to turn it on so I can run Kali Linux from a virtual box. One is installed om my ...
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Why did PAE stop working?

Last week i had kali linux (1.0.7) running from a installed virtual box and one running from a usb in pae live mode. I went to use it this week and it saying my cpu doesn't have pae on. How can i fix ...
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Can't boot from USB to install Linux

Now I have Win7 on my laptop, and I want to install Linux. I downloaded the latest Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit (and also Mint 15 32-bit), and installed it on my flash drive using the Universal USB Installer – ...
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Reliable PAE patch for Windows 7 Ultimate

I just installed Windows 7 Ultimate x86 (32-bit) on a computer with 16GB of RAM, so naturally it won't use all the available memory because my system is 32-bit. I searched for a solution and found ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit not seeing my 8 GB RAM

I have Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit with PAE enable. Linux alptugay-MS-7693 3.2.0-39-generic-pae #62-Ubuntu SMP Wed Feb 27 22:25:11 UTC 2013 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux I have been using my computer with 4 ...
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Why does a 32bit Vista only use 3GB RAM? [duplicate]

A 32bit Window Vista Home Premium installed as a virtual machine does not use more than 3071GB RAM regardless how much is configured in the VM settings. PAE is enabled according to WMI. Strange is ...
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OOM killer despite lots of free memory on PAE kernel

We have an application server which for legacy reasons still runs on 32bit kernel with PAE (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS). The server has 24GB of RAM, as seen in the output of free: $> free -lmt ...
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32 bit windows max ram with discrete graphics card

I understand that if I have an integrated graphics and 4 gb of ram, windows 7 needs to address some of it o the integrated ones. However how come if I have a discrete graphics card with 1 gb of vram, ...
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How can I enable NX on my HP CPU core i3-350M?

I have an HP G62 Notebook PC running win7 64 bit. I want to install win8, but the "Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant" says secure boot isn't supported. I ran core info which shows NX, PAE and SSE2 are all ...
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Enabling PAE on Windows XP

When I try to enable the PAE switch in boot.ini nothing happens. I save the file and reboot, then reboot the system again to install Lubuntu and it says that there isn't PAE enabled. To be more ...
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How does PAE work for windows XP? How do i “Install” it?

I wanted to install XP on a second drive; Mostly to run older games, but im not sure how PAE works. I wanted originally just to run it on a VirtualMachine but theres AV sync lag and Mouse lag, Im ...
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Error installing Windows 8 RTM, probably nx/PAE support

I'm having trouble installing Windows 8 RTM. When the install starts it shows me an error 0x0000005D, which I found on the internet and is about the nx/PAE feature. I have an Intel Celeron 2.8GHz and ...
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Error 0xc0000260 when installing Windows 8 Consumer Preview on an old laptop

I'm attempting to install Windows 8 Consumer Preview on a Dell Inspiron 8600, and I am getting a 0xc0000260 error. Googling around, I found that others get this error when installing on a Virtual ...
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Optimum use of Windows7 32bit PAE Ramdisk (3GB + 1GB PAE)

Besides switching to Windows 64bit (or Linux 64bit) what is the best strategy to make the most of my 1GB PAE ramdisk (on a Laptop with a slow harddrive)? Here ...
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Is the Win7 32-bit kernel still able to use 2 GB with a Large Address Aware program running?

I'm currently running Windows 7 Professional 32-bit with 6 GB of RAM. I use a PAE patch to enable use of more than 3.5 GB of RAM in 32-bit Windows. A similar discussion took place here: How can I ...
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Installed linux-image-686-pae and now my second monitor won't work

I just installed linux-image-686-pae on my Debian system and the PAE kernel effectively increased the memory limit. However for some reason my dual monitors both show the same image, instead of an ...
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PAE benefits to threaded programs in a 32-bit Windows system

If I have a system with more than 4GB of RAM, and PAE enabled (on a 64-bit CPU), will a threaded 32-bit application be able to use 4GB total, or 4GB per thread? I ask because I am running DAW ...
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Fedora 15 with PAE

I installed FC 15 onto a laptop that previously had XP installed. While XP reported that Physical Address Extension was enabled, I am unable to find any reference to it in Fedora. How can I tell if ...
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How to check if PAE is enabled? (Windows 7 32 bits)

How to tell for sure if PAE (Physical Address Extensions) is enabled or not? There is a SPECIFIC command I can use? I can read a registry value or something? (Windows 7 32 bits) I have found this ...
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Windows XP + PAE + 6GB RAM: See more than 3.5GB?

Firstly let me say I've seen a number of similar questions on SuperUser, and I don't think this is a duplicate. (Most address 4GB RAM installed. I have 6GB) I have Windows XP 32-bit running on a ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit - How to check if kernel is PAE-enabled?

I know that 32-bit 10.04 enables PAE on installation when it detects 3+ GB RAM, but I'd like to know a way to manually check (i.e. in the terminal) that PAE is, in fact, enabled.
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Missing PAE on Ubuntu 10.04 - inaccessible RAM

I upgrade my system (using the built-in upgrade mechanism) from 9.10 to 10.04. My kernel is reported now as 2.6.32-24-generic (that means 32 bit, right?) The systems seems to only be able to access ...
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Enable 4 GB RAM usage on Windows 7 32-bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows only show about 3.5 GB of my more than 4 GB of RAM? I have 4 GB of RAM which I understand is the maximum for Windows 7 32 bit. My system recognizes ...
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negative effect of running PAE kernel?

Fedora, and other distros install a PAE kernel if the hardware supports it. Are there any negative effect on running a PAE kernel on a machine with less than 3-4Gb ram ?
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How to fully use the 4 GB of RAM in my Laptop under Ubuntu 9.10 - 32-bit

I have a Toshiba A100, which I upgraded to 4 GB of RAM. The hardware startup indeed shows 4 GB of RAM, and I recently installed Windows 7, just to see how it behaves on it. So far so good, it displays ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 x86_32 with PAE causes graphics issues, mainly slowness

I've tried the 64bit version and found I was constantly hitting a brick wall trying to get 32bit stuff to run; I'd previously used PAE on 9.04 without any issues so figured I'd give it a shot. ...
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How can I enable PAE on Windows 7 (32-bit) to support more than 3.5 GB of RAM?

I know that Windows XP 32-bit can be configured, through PAE, to support more than 3.5 GB of RAM. Is there a good tutorial to do this with Windows 7 32-bit? As to why I don't simply use 64-bit ...
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What are the biggest, best CPUs that support Physical Address Extension?

I'm looking for a CPU that will support PAE and fit into an LGA775 socket. This combination of technology is very much preferred for my current server hardware/software setup. My priorities in ...
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8GB RAM on XP Professional [duplicate]

I recently installed 8GB of RAM onto a quad core workstation (HP xw8600) running Windows XP Pro (32-bit). I added the /PAE switch in the boot.ini file, but the SysInfo is saying 3GB total memory ...