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VMware Win 7 System Requirements

Hello Experts,

I have created a Windows 7 VM, however its running really, really slow.

Can someone tell me where I can find the minimum VMware system requirements, eg CPU, memory etc for Windows 7 VM?

Cheers

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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

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Seth Simmons

the standard system requirements microsoft provides would apply the same way whether physical or virtual
as andrew stated, make sure you have the vmware tools and the correct interface

Windows 7 system requirements
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/products/system-requirements
rindi

What VMWare product?

If you aren't using ESXi, then your PC will also host your normal OS and need it's normal system-requirements along with those of the VM. Depending on the Host OS you will have to increase to those requirements.

If it is ESXi, which is a type 1 baremetal hypervisor, that itself uses only little resources.
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Andrew, you're a star.

Thanks again mate. Just carried your instructions and installed vmware tools in with your instructions

Cheers
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