Virtual PC on ThinkPad T60 (Centrino Duo) slow and apps like to crash

Discussion in 'Virtual PC' started by Chris Almon, Sep 23, 2006.

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    Chris Almon Guest


    I just bought an Lenovo ThinkPad T60 with Centrino Duo with 1 GB RAM. The
    main reason why I bought it was to improve the speed of my virtual machines.

    How ever the virtual machines start very slow, much slower as on my three
    year old T40 with also 1 GB RAM. Also the host system has very week
    performance when the vm is running, althoug the task manager show only 50 %
    CPU utilization. In addition the applications in the vm run slowly and tend
    to crash.

    Is there a fix for the hardware or VPC available? I've run the system update
    from Lenovo including the latest BIOS update.

    Thanks in advance for any hint
    Chris Almon, Sep 23, 2006
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    Steve Jain Guest

    Yes, there are 2 fixes for notebooks. One is included with the free
    2004SP1 download. The other is a hotfix you need to get from MS.
    The numbers for both are:
    Steve Jain, Sep 23, 2006
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