Enabling 3 GB of memory for 32-bit Merge on 32-bit Windows

Information We recommend that these changes are only carried out by experienced computer users or a system administrator. Additional information about these changes can be found on the Microsoft web site.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Start Screentype Command Promptright-click on the Command Prompt search resultRun as administrator

  2. Run the following command:

    bcdedit /set IncreaseUserVa 3072
    
  3. Restart the computer.

To undo this change, repeat the above steps substituting the command in step 2 with:

bcdedit /deletevalue IncreaseUserVa

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. StartAll ProgramsAccessoriesright-click on Command PromptRun as administrator

  2. Run the following command:

    bcdedit /set IncreaseUserVa 3072
    
  3. Restart the computer.

To undo this change, repeat the above steps substituting the command in step 2 with:

bcdedit /deletevalue IncreaseUserVa