|Windows NT Failure to Open Large Files (Windows NT)|
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When an application tries to open large files (over 100MB), the request may fail with one of the following error messages: Insufficient Resources or Invalid Handle. This tweak can be used to resolve the problem.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'DisablePagedPoolHint' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: This fix requires Windows NT 4.0 service pack 4 or greater.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (1 = enable fix)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: December 18, 2002