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Specifies that the MS-DOS subsystem is to maintain a link to the upper memory area or is to load part of itself into the high memory area (HMA).





Specifies whether the MS-DOS subsystem should maintain a link between conventional memory and the upper memory area. The umb parameter provides this link. The noumb parameter disconnects this link. The default setting is noumb.


Specifies whether the MS-DOS subsystem should attempt to load a part of itself into the HMA. Use the high parameter to enable the MS-DOS subsystem to load itself into the HMA. Use the low parameter to keep all of the MS-DOS subsystem in conventional memory. The default setting is low.

See Also

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More Information About Dos

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