Virtual PC - Slow processor speed

#1
I recently installed the newest edition of VirtualPC on my Win7 ultimate machine. Having used VPC 2007 in the past, I was expecting a similar experience. Only to be disappointed when I installed a VM of Win7 Pro, and it was extremely slow. The processor speed reported was 5 Mhz. I find this unusual given my host machine's specs.

I assured that Virtualization was enabled in the bios, and the integration tools were installed. In the past i have run XP and Win7 in VMs with great success on far less superior machines. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Kurt

PC Specs:
System Manufacturer/Model Number
iBuyPower
OS
Windows 7 Ultimate x64
CPU
AMD Phenom II x4 925 (2.8G/8M)
Motherboard
Gigabyte GA-770T - USB3
Memory
4X [CORE i7-DDR3] 2GB DDR3-1600 (8GB Total)
Graphics Card
PALIT GTS450 1GB (nVidia)
Sound Card
on board sound
Monitor(s) Displays
ViewSonic 1080p LED 24" DVI
Insignia 32" LCD HDMI
ThinkVision 19" LCD VGA
Keyboard
USB
Mouse
Microsoft - Wireless USB
PSU
XION 700W
Case
(BLUE-LED) NZXT LEXA-S
Cooling
120MM Liquid Cooler
Hard Drives
40GB INtel x25-V 2.5" SATA MLC-SSD
WD 1TB 64MB SATA-3 HARD DRIVE
Internet Speed
Verizon FiOS - Basic
 


Joe S

Excellent Member
#2
I gave up on Windows VMs quite a while ago because of mediocre performance. VMware Player is free and now allows you to create the VM with it. There is also VirtualBox but it was a pain to network. You might have better luck with one of them.
Joe
 


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