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The maximum amount of physical memory (RAM) that can be installed on a computer, which may be imposed by hardware or the operating system.

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Overriding The Notepad++ File Size Limit

I had a text file I was working with in Notepad++, which I accidentally closed and now I can't open it again because it says "File is too big to be opened by Notepad++". I was editing it ...
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How to increase memory for GAP in MAC

How to resolve this problem? I encounter this when solving this problem gap> G:=DihedralGroup(120);; gap> rep:=RegularActionHomomorphism(G);; gap> H:=Image(rep,G); <permutation group of ...
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Photoshop CS6 will not open and keeps saying there is not enough RAM when it has worked before with less free memory

So this question goes hand-in-hand with another one of my posts, Urgent: Cannot run any program as administrator, gives file system error (-1073740791) on Windows 10, in that I believe they are ...
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RAMDrive volume inside FIle Manager

Since I managed to remove a driver installed from Internet which turned out to be a virus, there's a new volume inside my Windows 11 file explorer which is called "RAMDrive (Z:)". However, ...
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is it possible to limit memory for my afk profile under 512MB in minecraft?

I want to use an AFK profile in Minecraft, but I can't seem to limit its ram usage. i tried using these JVM arguments: -Xmx512M -XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC -XX:+CMSIncrementalMode -XX:-...
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How to limit sshd/sftp connections or memory use in Linux?

I'm working on an embedded Linux system, and I found it will report 'page allocation stall' while I'm downloading file via sftp. Please refer to this video for detail. I've tried the following ways to ...
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How do I handle this HUGE Firefox 83 memory leak?

Whenever I leave Firefox on, with a bunch of tabs, for more than a few hours, its memory use balloons, and everything else seems to be swapped out, so my system becomes highly non-responsive. In a ...
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Large dataset with many formulae causes crashing

I have 50000 rows and 30 columns with relatively long formulae. I have tried to extend formulae in the columns to all rows, but Excel crashes. Is there a trick to do it in parts? I tried first some ...
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Hardware reserved was reserved, fixed by bios update, then after a few restarts goes back top hardware reserved, any indication?

As the title states... I realized I had half my RAM 8/16gb is being reserved for hardware so I tried a few things, then decided to update my old BIOS. Once updated and a restart it fixed the problem, ...
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Calculate upper memory limit of M1 chip [duplicate]

Why the M1 chip memory limit is set to 16GB,it is mentioned here that it is based on 64 bit ARM architecture, shouldn't it share the same memory limit which is 16 Exabytes? According to the linked ...
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A way to run 32G RAM in an Inspiron 5482, declared for max 16G

I recently bought an Inspiron 5482 2-in-1, having two RAM slots with one 8GB module and one free, and I'd like to determine the max RAM I can install: CPU: i7 8565U | Max CPU supported RAM: 64GB ...
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High memory and disk usage

S.M.A.R.T. values and task manager after a game of warzoneI have a problem with my memory and disk usage.I have tried fixing it many times but without result. Its an MSI GL73 8RC with: WINDOWS 10, I ...
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Firefox garbage collection and RAM/memory cleanup

Firefox has a feature to do garbage collection and memory cleanup: On the about:memory page, Free memory > GC/CC/Minimize memory usage. Is it possible to trigger them externally, e.g. via a ...
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How to automatically enforce RAM limits for individual application?

RAM usage of both Firefox and TOR browser (based on Firefox) is really getting out of hand, I therefore need to set a permanent limit on both applications. For every new instance of either browser ...
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Restrict RAM usage of Chrome or executables in general?

I need a way to enforce hard limits on RAM usage for specific EXEs, since Chrome is leaking memory all the time and crashing my system. Is it possible to simply disable the Large Address Aware flag of ...
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Can process address extension (PAE) be used on 32-bit Windows 10?

My Windows 10 installation is 32-bits (x86). The official Microsoft documentation does not say whether PAE is supported on Windows 8, 8.1 or 10, only referring to earlier versions of Windows. Its not ...
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Windows sandbox memory limit

How do I increase the amount of memory available within Windows Sandbox? The default 4GB is not enough for some heavy programs. There seems to be nothing related in .wsb configuration files
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Does motherboard limit maximal RAM?

I know, there are many questions and answears around this, but I didn't find any to answear my question directly. If we do not care about CPU (Imagine a 64bit one if you are a detailist) or OS or just ...
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Which memory counter best describes the actual physical memory utilized by an application and is there a threshold value in perfmon for memory?

I'm running some performance tests on client machine to capture the Response time and resource utilization by applications, which is the memory counter that i need to look at to get the right physical ...
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Asus TUF FX504GD has 4 memory slots instead of 2

I have purchased an ASUS FX504GD and based on task amnager and cpu-z there are 4 slots available. I also own a HP and over there it shows clearly 2 slots available. On their official site says 2 slots ...
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View php 7.2 memory_limit for Apache 2 in the command line

Currently when I do the following command in the command line for ubunutu: php -i I get the php cli memory_limit, but how do I output the apache2 memory_limit in the command line? I know I can make ...
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Possible to create custom chrome executable?

I am currently using Grafana for monitoring data, but what I have noticed is that it uses a lot of memory, and often times crashes chrome. My question is, is it possible I can create my own custom ...
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HP Z600 Workstation max memory figures

I have this workstation with the C2 revision motherboard. HP sources say that this will support 48GB memory (6x 8GB) but I keep seeing people touting 96GB (6x 16GB) all over the place. Does anyone ...
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My HP Laptop has "DDR4-2666 / PC4-21300 DDR4 SDRAM SO-DIMM" (4GB) in one slot, Can I put "DDR4-2400 SODIMM" ( 8 GB ) in the other slot? [closed]

I have HP Laptop 15-bs1xx ? It has Intel Core i5-8250U Processor on HP 832A Motherboard. It has two memory slots. In one, as per HWinfo tool, I have "DDR4-2666 / PC4-21300 DDR4 SDRAM SO-DIMM" 4GB. ...
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Does batch's parentheses have a limit to how much output it can hold?

I have been using this batch code: https://github.com/ITCMD/in2batch and it outputs something that looks like this: ( echo gfgqebfwrwe echo grgrgehrg4wer echo htrehteertrehrt +12,000 more lines of ...
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unexpected allocation request that exceeds 2GB error

I have a system with 32GB ram and 200GB of swap partition with Debian Linux (Jessie) and working with ABAQUS software to simulate complex phenomena. I've tested many test cases and they run without ...
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ASRock H55M-GE: How far can I upgrade my RAM?

I have a ASRock H55M-GE that supports DDR3 1600/1333/1066 and I'd like to upgrade to 16GB. I was looking at the manual that states "Max. capacity of system memory: 16GB" (p. 6) but I can't tell if ...
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Laptop ram compatibility

My old laptop has two 2GB chips that I'd like to upgrade. Each chip says 2GB 1Rx8 PC3 - 10600S - 9 - 11 - B2 HMT325S6CFR8C - H9 NO AA 1148 Not sure what any of that really means. Is this chip ...
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Can a laptop with a Core I5-7200U be limited to 16GB RAM max? [duplicate]

I recently bought a new laptop, a HP ProBook 430 G4 with an Intel I5-7200U CPU and 8GB RAM. The laptop has two RAM slots and was delivered with a single 8GB 2133 MHz / PC4-17000 SO-DIMM. I've upgraded ...
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How do I limit RAM consumption of a particular executable?

Microsoft Edge eats up RAM like crazy and I want to scale it back a bit. I don't care if it makes browsing on it laggyer, I just want to have my RAM distributed evenly to my open programs. The ...
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In Windows 7, can the amount of RAM available for all tasks be temporarily limitted?

My less-powerful computer has 6GB of RAM. I am writing software that performs a RAM-intensive task on some large data sets. I would like to establish that it will run on a computer with 3GB of RAM, ...
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Moving things to ram [closed]

My laptop has not been feeling well recently. When I checked​ the reasons, I found out Firefox had been performing read and write operations on the HDD at the limit of it's capabilities. After some ...
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Why do 32-bit processes have a 2 GB RAM limit?

I'm curious why there is a 2 GB limit for a 32-bit process on a 32-bit OS. According to the blog post Chat Question: Memory Limits for 32-bit and 64-bit processes, the limit can be extended to 3 ...
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Memory reserved for hardware

Can somebody explain why some amount of memory always reserved for hardware? How is this related to memory addressing?
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Windows 7: Set Physical Memory Limit [closed]

Where can we set the maximum physical memory an Application/Process can use. I am not trying set a cap on Maximum memory, rather the amount allowed on physical memory before switching to virtual ...
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Is it possible to limit the memory a process uses from command line?

Is it possible to limit the amount of memory a process consumes from the command line and eventually automatically kill the process if it tries to overpass this limit? Something like MaxRam -4GB ./...
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Install yesod with stack on a 512 MB-memory server

I'm trying to install yesod in a server running Ubuntu 14.04 with stack, running: stack install yesod-bin cabal-install --install-ghc The problem is, the system runs out of memory and installation ...
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Windows 10 Professional 64-bit limited to 32 GB of RAM?

I have a system running Windows 10 Professional and in the system I have installed 4 identical sticks of 16GB RAM, making a total of 64GB. Yet my system only reads a total of 32GB when checking ...
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dmidecode - which section exactly report maximum amount of supported RAM

Manufacturer of my motherboard reports a maximum of 4GB (2GB on each slot, it has two memory slot). By reading dmidecode output I read: Memory Controller Information Error Detecting Method: 8-...
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Couldn't reserve memory though there's space

I am trying to use Weka (http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/ml/weka/) on a 64-bit Windows 7 system which is by nature very memory bound. Problem is that my PC has 8GB RAM and my task manager says that only 1....
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ESXI only 4.7GB RAM available for VMs from 8GB of RAM. why so little?

I have an ESXI 6.0 with 8GB Ram. For some reason I can only use 4.7GB for VMs. I tried using esxtop but didnt see anything using lots of RAM. Below are screenshots from vsphere. Can anyone help me to ...
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Limit process ram but force swap instead of kill

I am currently quite frustrated with meteor. I am going to make my own telescope modification via the official repository on my hosting service of choice. The only problem is that meteor builds the ...
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Upgrade RAM Memory

I have a Lenovo G510 laptop. I'm an android developer, and most of the time I'm working with the Android Studio program. As some of you know, android studio takes about 1 GB from my RAM and the Java ...
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Out of physical memory on notebook - Correct approach?

I have a Fedora 21 on my notebook and it sometimes runs out of memory. The notebook has 4GB of system RAM and the OS takes up only about 450MB of disk space. I am sure that the culprit is Chromium; ...
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Exceeding the specs----Optiplex 740 Desktop: Can the motherboard (0YP806 / YP806) handle MORE than 8 GB?

Dell Optiplex 740 / Windows 7 Ultimate x64 All the specifications show that this MB (Dell 0YP806) can handle a max of 8 GB. However, in the past I've had luck with exceeding memory in motherboards......
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RAM Limitation on 64 bit arch

ORIGINAL QUESTION: (you can read this mess of a question, but I suggest jumping to the re-written question) I see that there are a lot of places mentioning 16 EB RAM limitation... However, isn't a ...
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How SD card capacity limitation works? Is there a way to bypass it?

For the longest time now, I have been hearing that, this phone can support up to 64 gigs for SD card expansion, that can support up to 128, and stuffs like that. I am just wondering, how this ...
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Why does my CPU only support 32GB RAM when it has 39 address bits?

The following is the output of cat /proc/cpuinfo user@localhost:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 60 model name : Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-...
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How is a 200GB MicroSD card possible? [closed]

Just recently a 200 (yes, 200) GB card has been announced by some flash memory manufacturer. The question is not about the giant capacity this card has or how they are made, but the peculiar number on ...
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Computer architecture : DDR3 memory technology - slot capacity scaling

Speaking in terms of computer architecture, what are the characteristics embedded in a DDR3 memory module or the host slot, such that a user cannot put a larger RAM than the per-slot specification of ...
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