I often get an
Not enough storage is available to complete this operation Error when compiling a large Solution. By storage they mean Memory (RAM) in fact.
Visual Studio is limited by how much RAM it will use but theres a trick to increase the Memory it will use.
Windows xp: backup the boot.ini file and then put the /3gb switch in your boot.ini.
Windows Vista: run the following from the visual studio command prompt:
bcdedit /set increaseuserva 3072
- be sure to backup devenv.exe
- using the visual studio command prompt, navigate to c:\program files\microsoft visual studio 9\common7\ide\
- execute the following command:
editbin /largeaddressaware devenv.exe
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