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Q. I get an error titled "Setup initialization Error". The message is "Insufficient memory to run the setup".
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"Insufficient Memory" Error Occurs When Launching Setup.exe on Systems with Too Much Extended Memory

Document ID: Q101828
This article applies to the following: Product(s): InstallShield 5.x Professional, InstallShield 3, InstallShield Express 2.1x Last Revised On: 12/09/1999

Symptoms
On systems with large amounts of extended memory ( < 128 MB of RAM), Setup.exe will fail to launch. An error message is displayed stating that there is insufficient memory available to run the setup, even though this is not the case.
Cause
When Setup.exe is launched, it first checks the memory available. The check it performs was not designed to take into account such large amounts of memory, and returns failure.
Workaround
You can disable this memory check routine by using the -z switch when launching Setup.exe. This will prevent Setup.exe from reporting any errors due to available memory. Note: The -z switch only affects the initialization process. If you are performing any memory checking routines later on in the setup through the script, they will still function as expected regardless of whether this switch is used.

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