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Increase HDD speed with disk cache

Description of how a disk cache will help HDD performance, and how to activate the smart drive disk cache.

Load drivers in high memory to free conventional memory

How load drivers in the upper memory block to free conventional memory.

Load environment in high memory with DOS 7.0

Load DOS environment in the upper memory block to free conventional memory.

Emulate expanded memory (EMS) by using extended memory (XMS)

Description of the Expanded Memory Specification (EMS) and how to use Emm386.exe to emulate XMS as EMS.

Open access to the Upper Memory Block (UMB)

Description of the Upper Memory Block (UMB) and how to open access to it with Emm386.exe.

Open access to the High Memory Area (HMA)

Description of the High Memory Area (HMA), and how to open access to it with Himen.sys to free conventional memory.