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did p to v, now nic connected at 10 Mb instead of 1 Gb

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Greetings,

I did a p to v and everything seems to be working correctly except that the NIC is connected at 10 Mb instead of 1 Gb. All other vm's on this host are at 1 Gb. Entire network is 1 Gb. The p to v machine was assigned the flexible adapter, if that matters. I have some file shares on this machine - and even if I didn't I'd like to understand why it won't make the 1 Gb connection so I can fix it as I am going to p to v 2 more machines over the weekend. Also, when I went to configure the NIC after the conversion, a pop up stated that there was an adapter that was hidden and had already been assigned the static IP I configured.

Any ideas?

Your input is much appreciated
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stack888 - I will look into that shortly. I did notice some large pdf's that I opened from the share on this machine opened faster than when on the physical box. I was actually surprised at how quickly the opened. Thanks.

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stack888 - I copied a 700 MB file back and forth between my machine and the share on the p to v machine using tera copy. It went faster than when it was on the physical box, maxing out about 20 MB up and 41 MB down. So I guess it is running at 1 Gb. I don't have a tool to test LAN speed - can you recommend one? I googled for some but the better ones needed to be purchased, I need a free one. Anyway, thanks again.

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Hi rpliner.
Yes, effective lan speed tools seem to be few and far between, especially free versions.
I usually just copy a large file across and compare the time it took.
There is a useful utility for creating a test file of any size you like, for purposes just like this.
You can create 1mb file or a 500mb file for example. See following article. Might be useful.

http://www.windowsitpro.com/article/file-systems/how-can-i-create-a-file-of-a-certain-size-in-windows-xp-and-later-.aspx

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