4GB memory patcher

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Fix 2GB limit on memory usage for 32-bit games

The 4GB Generic Patcher by Daniel is a nifty little tool, that patches 32-bit (x86) executables (applications), to allow them to access 4GB (instead of only 2) of virtual memory on x64 platforms.

It will work for all 32-bit apps on 64-bit Windows systems, and is especially useful to improve performance of 32-bit games like Oblivion or Fallout 3.

WARNING: This may not work for all games or with Steam/OBSE/FOSE/NVSE. BACKUP YOUR EXECUTABLE BEFORE YOU TRY.

WARNING: Scan for viruses on any executable downloads, and always backup your Oblivion.exe and Oblivion.ini before trying patches of any kind.

4GB EXE Patcher

Why do you need this tool?

These explanations of LAA (Large Address Aware) patching for Oblivion will satisfy your curiosity:

If you don't use OBSE, you can try the 3GB Enabler Patch for Oblivion by Chimera/hoihoi8.

Those of you who are also playing Fallout3, can take a look at a similar generic memory patcher (backup first!): FO3 RAM Boost

More Fallout 3 tweaks: Fallout 3 Tweak Guide