Extended Memory Specification

Extended Memory Specification
   Abbreviated XMS. A standard developed by Microsoft, Intel, Lotus, and AST Research that became the preferred way of accessing extended memory in the PC. MS-DOS includes the extended memory device driver HIMEM.SYS, and this command or an equivalent must be present in CONFIG.SYS to allow you to access extended memory.

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