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Microsoft KB Archive/105184

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ASPI4DOS Should Not Be Loaded High PSS ID Number: Q105184 Article last modified on 11-02-1993 PSS database name: O_MSDOS



The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft MS-DOS operating system version 6.2


ASPI4DOS.SYS and other ASPI device drivers should not be loaded into the upper memory area (UMA). If ASPI4DOS.SYS is loaded high, you may experience read errors or data loss with Windows, SMARTDrive, or ScanDisk.


To help prevent ASPI4DOS.SYS from being loaded into upper memory, the MEMEMAKER.INF file includes the following ASPI entries to load ASPI device drivers before HIMEM.SYS and EMM386.EXE:


Additional reference words: 6.20 data corruption

Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1993.