In article <1059722295.609416click.bur.st>, Paul Day <bonfirebur.st> wrote:
> In aus.computers.mac germ <germinatornospam.fastmail.fm> probably wrote:
> > - recent versions of Windows (win2k and XP) supposedly run faster than
> > NT or 95 or 98
>
> I disagree with that. NT and 2k are faster than 95 and 98 (old DOS
> versions of Windows), but NT is faster than 2k under VPC in my
> experience because there's less running in the background of a default
> NT Wkstn install compared to a Win2k Pro install.
>
> > - I give VirtualPC 256 MB or RAM
>
> I just give the VPC whatever it needs to make sure the Virtual machine
> _never_ swaps. No need to go over-board and waste RAM that other MacOSX
> apps or disk caching could use.
>
> > - turn off the Windows eye-candy
>
> Absoluately. Turn _everything_ off you can. :)
>
> PD
>
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Thanks Paul (and germ).



Chris