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Speed up virtual servers on Hyper-v

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I am running Hyper-v and have several 2003 virtual servers built. The servers seem very slow. each is 2003 std server r2 sp2 running 2 processors and 4 gig of ram.

Is there any way to speed them up?
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Thank You for your input.

I am using fixed disks.Not sure about the drivers. I only have one choice that works at all. I will check on that. I am using sp2 on the 2003 and 2008 virtual servers. I don't recall having any opyion on the processors except how many. I will check on that also,
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Thanks again for your input. Here is what I have found.

NICs -Virtuat

Processors - hardware is AMD64 - no option to change- processors assigned to VMs are virtual processors

Antivirus exclusions were set at installation

4 gig of free ram is still available on the host server
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Processors - hardware is AMD64 - no option to change- processors assigned to VMs are virtual processors


The VMs are individual partitions on a RAID5 15000 rpm SAS  drives on a DELL MD3000 storage unit.
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Had problems with that program a while back. I do not remember what they were. I will try again.

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No real answer was found but all information provided was accurate.
My thanks to both of you for you input.
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