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Getting "Not enough memory available to complete this operation" error message using Sound Recorder

The MS Knowledge base has an article that addresses this issue http://support.microsoft.com/kb/284893/en-us#appliesto
The article states that there is a 2 gig memory limitation when using MS Sound Recorder but it doesn't have a fix for how to work around this limitation.
I have 4 gig of memory in Win XP SP 2

Is there any way to work with this problem?


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  • nvp9 May 03, 2008

    same problem as Mr. rjsfhl's " Not enough memory available to complete this Operation" I have 4 Gig memory and Intel Core 2 Quad processor and 33 FGB Motherboard - all new configuration.



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  • kingemirates Dec 01, 2008

    Hai .. same propblam with me also , even i format and reinstall my pc . pls mail to me if any way to remove this..rashid_dg@yahoo.com

  • ok123 Dec 06, 2008

    i recently installed a 1 gb RAM . my pc already had 2 gb of RAM installed. After installing new 1 gb RAM suddenly there was no sound coming from my microphone. the microphone is working on other computer.
    any solution?


  • radu_la Apr 24, 2009

    I have the same problem; unfortunately, there's no solution. Microsoft's note re 2GB limit was posted in December 2007, obviously they have no intention of fixing Sound Recorder.
    (side note) While I can understand "brags" frustration, he has an attitude not exactly conducive to asking/receiving help. IT SUCKS!

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This problem occurs because of a design limitation in Sound Recorder and not because of any problem with the underlying multimedia. That means that the program is unable to access more than 2 gigs of memory by design.

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  • Philip Markert May 28, 2008

    Also win xp only allows 2GB of memory at a time to be accessed by programs. xp 64 bit may work

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Same problem with xp 64 bit

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My know how say we have to alot a memory region not in use by xp or out side of the os alotment to use the full 2 gig
^^ thaTS HOW TO FIX IT NOW SOMBODY MAKE THE PATCH lol i dont know how to do it >only what needs to be done
the sadly od thing is i didnt have this problem befor going to 4 gig of ram.
i was running 1 gig using 3 sticks
when i made my 10 minet recording file at highest quality stereo mode
but now it seems that i dont have enough avalible memory wtf ever
1 gig increasing to 4 gig causes me to not be abel to use the same old file? total *********

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