Alter the boot.ini file in XP for RAM upgrade?

  Halmer 21:51 05 Feb 10

I upgraded my xp pc a couple of years ago by doubling the ram to 4 gb.

Today an I.T. guy at work said that unless I had altered the boot.ini file (in some way) xp would not recognise the upgrade.

Anyone know what he's on about please?

  gaucho. 21:56 05 Feb 10
  exodus 22:00 05 Feb 10

Never heard of that and I can't see its relevance in the boot.ini file anyway.

System Properties or Task Manager (Performance tab) will show the RAM XP is recognising.
XP is unlikely to use 4GB RAM due to memory limitations.


  Halmer 22:02 05 Feb 10

XP home by the way and if if I recall it was loads faster after I installed the extra 2gb.

  Halmer 22:04 05 Feb 10

I upgraded from 2gb to 3gb (not 4gb) ram.

  MAT ALAN 22:11 05 Feb 10

click here

this is the only relevance i know between boot.ini and memory but this will have nothing to do with the setup of your system...

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