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VMware Win 7 System Requirements

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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?

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Carlton
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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
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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

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