Bypass Adobe Illustrator’s 4GB Memory Limit

  1. Type ‘bcdedit /set IncreaseUserVa 3072’ into command prompt and reboot*
  2. In cmd prompt CD to ‘%VC2010 install folder%\VC\bin’ and run vcvars32.bat
  3. Cd to ‘%Illustrator install folder%\Support Files\Contents\Windows\’ and run ‘editbin /LARGEADDRESSAWARE Illustrator.exe’

* Can cause some instability issues on some PCs, run ‘bcdedit /deletevalue IncreaseUserVa’ afterwards and reboot to revert


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