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Extended Memory Specification

<storage> (XMS) The specification describing the use of IBM PC extended memory in real mode for storing data (but not executable code). Memory is made available by extended memory manager (XMM) software. The XMM functions are accessible through interrupt 2FH.



Nearby terms: Extended Industry-Standard Architecture extended memory extended memory manager Extended Memory Specification Extended ML Extended Pascal Extended Self-containing Prolog