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[RESOLVED] 32 Bit Application or Game with the /LARGEADDRESSAWARE option running on a 64 Bit Version of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows SBS 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows SBS 2011 may generate an error message

When you run a 32 Bit Application or Game with the /LARGEADDRESSAWARE option on a 64 Bit Version of Windows you may receive one of the following errors

  • WSANO_DATA
  • ERROR_NO_DATA (232)
  • ERROR_NOACCESS (998)

These errors will occur if the application consumes large amounts of memory, the kernel denies read or write access to the address and returns an error to the application.

The Microsoft Knowledgebase article KB 2588507 provides a hotfix to address these issues http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2588507/en-gb

To apply this hotfix, you must be running one of the following 64 Bit operating systems:

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows 7 (RTM)
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (RTM)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)