[lug] What is a good virtual for installing Windows into?

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Mon Jan 31 11:56:59 MST 2011

On 1/31/2011 11:50 AM, Ken Weinert wrote:
>   On 1/31/2011 11:43 AM, Zan Lynx wrote:
>> I suppose that I should follow up on that.
>> If you don't mind spending the extra money and you can provide at least
>> 1 GB RAM and 20 GB disk to the virtual, then Windows 7 is very nice as a
>> guest. Given those resources I think it works at least as well as XP.
> Disk space isn't the issue, I have two 500G drives in the laptop. I 
> think only 3G RAM, but I believe I can live with that given the limited 
> circumstances that I'd be running the virtual under.
> Thanks for the info.

Here is what looks like some useful information on optimizing a Windows


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