XP Pro okay with 8 GB of RAM?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by melon, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. melon

    melon MS-DOS 2.0 Political User

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    Kind of an awkward thread title, but...

    My main OS on this computer is Vista 64-bit, so I am able to use all 8 GB of RAM on this machine. However, for a minority of programs that I use occasionally that aren't Vista compatible, I was going to set up an XP Pro 32-bit dual boot on this computer. I know that it won't recognize RAM past 4 GB, but will XP have any problems with more than 4 GB of RAM installed on my computer, or will it just ignore it peacefully?

    Are there any other issues with an XP SP2 disc installing/running on newer computers?

    Thanks...
     
  2. lancer

    lancer There is no answer! Political User Folding Team

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    it will just ignore it.
     
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  3. melon

    melon MS-DOS 2.0 Political User

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    Thanks for your response. The XP dual boot installed perfectly.