WIN 2003 server and a “Exception of type ‘System.OutOfMemoryException’ was thrown.”

Yesss, a old server, 32bits, but the application is also old 🙂
Problem : from time to time, there is a error in logs : “Exception of type ‘System.OutOfMemoryException’ was thrown.”, and the application goes down.
Solution : find out all about the system, and see what helps.
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A boot.ini file can not be accessed through the Explorer, but can be found and edited like this :
Edit the Boot.ini file. To view and edit the Boot.ini file, follow these steps :
Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
In Control Panel, double-click System.
Click the Advanced tab, and then click Settings under Startup and Recovery.
Under System startup, click Edit.
I have checked for PAE (Physical Address Extension) and it is not activated in boot.ini, but WIN 2003 can address 4G of RAM, and that is that.
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Server data can be seen in two ways :
1. GUI : Start taster/Run option/type msinfo32
2. Command line : type sysinfo
In both cases info is the same :
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Total Physical Memory 4,095.21 MB – max for WIN 2003/32
Available Physical Memory 1.77 GB – this should be about 3G, but is not
Total Virtual Memory 5.83 GB – this should be 2xRAM, but is not
Available Virtual Memory 4.01 GB – this should be 2xRAM, but is not
Page File Space 2.00 GB – this should be about 5G

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See all the system updates :
Open a command prompt.
Type cd %userprofile% and press ENTER.
Type wmic qfe list full /format:htable > hotfixes.htm
Type start iexplore %userprofile%\hotfixes.htm
This gives a list of updates on system, but only for WIN OS and IE.
Link.
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I solved a problem, and the solution is in this post (Serbian version).

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