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By Rod Smith - Published on The Warp Pharmacy.

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Memory in a DOS session under Warp, with full access to mouse, CD-ROM, network, etc.

Memory below 640KB (conventional memory)

 Name                Size in Decimal       Size in Hex
-------------      ---------------------   -------------
 DOS                11600      ( 11.3K)       2D50
 COMMAND             4976      (  4.9K)       1370
 APPEND                16      (  0.0K)         10
 FREE                 192      (  0.2K)         C0
 FREE              633920      (619.1K)      9AC40
      Total FREE:     634112  (619.3K)


Memory above 640KB (upper memory blocks)

 Name                Size in Decimal       Size in Hex
-------------      ---------------------   -------------
 APPEND              6432      (  6.3K)       1920
 FREE               79504      ( 77.6K)      13690
 FREE                8176      (  8.0K)       1FF0
      Total FREE:      87680  ( 85.6K)


Total bytes avail to programs (conv + UMB) :     721792  (704.9K)
Largest executable program size            :     633920  (619.1K)
Largest LOADHIGH executable program size   :      79504  ( 77.6K)
 18808832 bytes total EMS memory
 18169856 bytes free EMS memory
 16711680 bytes total XMS memory
 16711680 bytes available XMS memory
        0 bytes available contiguous extended memory
          DOS resident in High Memory Area
          High Memory Area in use

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