Display memory usage.
syntax MEM MEM /C MEM /D MEM /P
/P List programs in memory with the memory address and size of each /D List Programs(as /P) and also Devices /C List programs in conventional memory and list programs in upper memory
MEM will only display details about the current CMD shell environment,
programs running in a separate shell (or WIN32 programs) will not be listed
- so it won't tell you anything about total memory usage.
"Some people get lots of pleasure; From books or from music or art; But boys seem to think it's fantastic; To just have a really good fart." - Purple Ronnie
DisablePagingExecutive - Q184419 (use this when >500M RAM is available)
Increase desktop heap memory for non-interactive processes - Q126962 (SharedSection=1024,3072,3072)
note that NT 4 has a system wide limit of ~48MB for all desktops, so a 3M heap will allow a max 16 processes while 512K heap will allow a max 96 processes.
CLEARMEM (Resource Kit) - Clear Memory Leaks
WINMSD - Windows NT Diagnostics (including Physical Memory)
GUI Task Manager - for all program details including Win32 applications.
TLIST - Task List
Equivalent Linux BASH commands:
free -t - Display a summary of current memory usage and availability.