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EMS64 - EMS 4.0 simulator (Announce)

posted by Japheth(R) Homepage, Germany (South), 11.10.2018, 13:59

> A device driver & program (TSR) that emulates the Lotus/Intel/Microsoft
> Expanded Memory Specification, Version 4.0, in software, permitting
> extended memory above 4GB in x64 machines to be used as expanded memory. It
> uses unreal mode that cannot work in virtual 8086 mode. The XMS driver must
> be installed before EMS64.EXE because it uses XMS memory for handles,
> handle names and paging tables. Ideal for creating large RAMDISK if you
> have more than 4GB memory and 64-bit CPU and you use DOS.
>
> It is possible to download program from (search EMS64.7Z file):
> https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B_wEiYjzVkC0ZGtkbENENzF1Nms
> or
> https://drive.google.com/open?id=1bDqAS0d9WVGvDBB67fIelI8LUqk50TPS

Could you be a bit more specific as to how the driver works. You mention "unreal mode", but also "paging tables" in XMS-memory. How does both fit together?

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