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Address Windowing Extensions

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  1. a Microsoft Windows Application Programming Interface that allows a 32-bit software application to access more physical memory than it has virtual address space

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  2. The process of mapping an application's virtual address space to physical memory under AWE is known as "windowing," and is similar to the "overlay" concept of other environments

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  3. a Microsoft Windows memory handling mode

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  4. beneficial to certain data-intensive applications, such as database management systems and scientific and engineering software, that need to manipulate very large data sets

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  5. The application reserves a region, or "window" of virtual address space, and allocates one or more regions of physical memory

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