Clock tick slow, erratic in Windows guest OS
I have two problems that significantly affect my use of VMWare. I am running Workstation ACE edition v6.0.5 - 109488
hosted on an HP system with plug Dual Core AMD Athlon 64 X 2 5600 + 2,81 ghz 2.87 gb ram. The host operating system is XP pro x 64 SP2 v2003.
I have a number of virtual machines on this x 64 system and they all have problems, I will describe and I have similar VMs on two
other systems, an XP pro SP2 on a 32-bit laptop and W2k system, also 32-bit and these virtual machines do NOT have these problems.
The problems are:
(1) to start the computer virtual, for a period of several minutes, just type in the VM (caps startmenu, passwords, back/netware guests)
is repeated one or more times. Meaning if I have an XP virtual machine and the password of the connection box is open and I type a character which
character is repeated one or more times, usually 5 to 10 times. It is essentially impossible to type until the problem
clears up on its own, it does after letting the VM sit for about 5 minutes.
(2) all the virtual machines on this x 64 exhibit erratic clock tick as the host. Tick its second click of observation with the windows date cmdlet
clock hand and also other applications that display the second time, I see the second count occur very quickly (i.e.
faster than one per second) and also very slowly (a second socket to 4 seconds of wall). As I have what I can observe
See counting the seconds speed upward, slowly down, sometimes appear normal (although normal never lasts very long).
I see this on all my virtual machines (NT, XP, XP, Vista, netware), but they all perform more or less acceptable than the second count. However
my Vista VMs are dog slow and my test season a relationship between the slow clock and poor performance. A Windows 2008 VM shows a slow clock, but the beat of clock rate does not vary and is acceptable error. Virtual machines are configured to run on a single processor.
Note that I usually run 3 VMs at the same time. A novell VM server, a windows NT4 VM and a test VM, which is generally
XP or vista. The novell and NT4 VMs host print services and email and are usually do nothing but idle.
I studied this problem of clock and found all sorts of news and changes of parameters in config.ini and .vmx file, but
None of these things has made an observable difference.
I remember reading about an AMD Dual Core Optimizer utility that allows to synchronize the time between carrots stamp counters. Maybe this will help? Visit the website of AMD...
I know that Windows 7 has the "Ready Boost" function, but my computer is Windows XP, so it doesn't have this feature. How I would improve the slowness of my Windows XP computer?
I know that Windows 7 has the "Ready Boost" function, but my computer is Windows XP, so it doesn't have this feature. How I would improve the slowness of my Windows XP computer?
Edition with Service Pack of Windows XP _ _?
System specs like processor manufacturer, the speed and number of cores; memory/memory RAM of the system; Device video/graphic card and if he has his own memory or sharing system memory; total amount and free hard drive space?
Use Belarc Advisor (it is a link to download it, install it and get a report) to get some of this information.
What antivirus application do you use? (If you say that McAfee or Norton anything - you could help your speed by changing those - more information once you answer the questions.)
What maintenance do you?
May want to browse this list (and all the steps as stated in the order given).
Search for malware:
Download, install, execute, update and perform analyses complete system with the two following applications:
Remove anything they find. Reboot when necessary. (You can uninstall one or both when finished.)
Search online with eSet Online Scanner. Delete everything is found.
The less you have to run all the time, most things you want to run will perform:
Use Autoruns to understand this all starts when your computer's / when you log in. Look for whatever it is you do not know using Google (or ask here.) You can hopefully figure out if there are things from when your computer does (or connect) you don't not need and then configure them (through their own built-in mechanisms is the preferred method) so they do not - start using your resources without reason.
You can download and use Process Explorer to see exactly what is taking your time processor/CPU and memory. This can help you to identify applications that you might want to consider alternatives for and get rid of all together.
Learned things that start when you turn on the computer and what you really need? Cut of those that you don't need? Seen what is really using the resources on your computer? Now that you have narrowed down to what is running at any given time...
Do a house cleaning and the dust of this hard drive:
You can free up disk space (will also help get rid of the things that you do not use) through the following steps:
Windows XP should take between 4.5 and 15 GB * with * an Office suite, editing Photo software, alternative Internet browser (s), various Internet plugins and a host of other things installed.
If you are comfortable with the stability of your system, you can delete the uninstall of patches which has installed Windows XP...
(Especially of interest here - #4)
(Variant: http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_hotfix_backup.htm )
You can run disk - integrated into Windows XP - cleanup to erase everything except your last restore point and yet more 'free '... files cleaning
How to use disk cleanup
You can disable hibernation if it is enabled and you do not...
When you Hibernate your computer, Windows saves the contents of the system memory in the hiberfil.sys file. As a result, the size of the hiberfil.sys file will always be equal to the amount of physical memory in your system. If you don't use the Hibernate feature and want to reclaim the space used by Windows for the hiberfil.sys file, perform the following steps:
-Start the Control Panel Power Options applet (go to start, settings, Control Panel, and then click Power Options).
-Select the Hibernate tab, uncheck "Activate the hibernation", and then click OK. Although you might think otherwise, selecting never under "Hibernate" option on the power management tab does not delete the hiberfil.sys file.
-Windows remove the "Hibernate" option on the power management tab and delete the hiberfil.sys file.
You can control the amount of space your system restore can use...
1. Click Start, right click my computer and then click Properties.
2. click on the System Restore tab.
3. highlight one of your readers (or C: If you only) and click on the button "settings".
4 change the percentage of disk space you want to allow... I suggest moving the slider until you have about 1 GB (1024 MB or close to that...)
5. click on OK. Then click OK again.
You can control the amount of space used may or may not temporary Internet files...
Empty the temporary Internet files and reduce the size, that it stores a size between 64 MB and 128 MB...
-Open a copy of Microsoft Internet Explorer.
-Select TOOLS - Internet Options.
-On the general tab in the section 'Temporary Internet files', follow these steps:
-Click on 'Delete the Cookies' (click OK)
-Click on "Settings" and change the "amount of disk space to use: ' something between 64 MB and 128 MB. (There may be many more now.)
-Click on 'Delete files', then select "Delete all offline content" (the box), and then click OK. (If you had a LOT, it can take 2 to 10 minutes or more).
-Once it's done, click OK, close Internet Explorer, open Internet Explorer.
You can use an application that scans your system for the log files and temporary files and use it to get rid of those who:
(just the disk cleanup - do not play with the part of the registry for the moment)
Other ways to free up space...
Those who can help you discover visually where all space is used. Then, you can determine what to do.
After that - you want to check any physical errors and fix everything for efficient access"
How to scan your disks for errors* will take time and a reboot.
How to defragment your hard drives* will take time
Now that you have free space and organized things on that drive...
Cleaning the components of update on your Windows XP computer
It is a good idea at this time to ensure that you continue to get the updates you need. This will help you ensure that your system update is ready to do it for you.
Download and run the MSRT tool manually:
(Ignore the details and download the tool to download and save to your desktop, run it.)
Download/install the latest program Windows installation (for your operating system):
(Windows XP 32-bit: WindowsXP-KB942288-v3 - x 86 .exe )
(Download and save it to your desktop, run it.)
Download the latest version of Windows Update (x 86) agent here:
Windows Update Agent for 32-bit Windows v7.4.7600.226
... and save it to the root of your C:\ drive. After you register on theroot of the C:\ drive, follow these steps:
Close all Internet Explorer Windows and other applications.
AutoScan--> RUN and type:
--> Click OK.
(If asked, select 'Run'). --> Click on NEXT--> select 'I agree' and click NEXT--> where he completed the installation, click "Finish"...
Then use this fixit:
How to get the latest version of the Windows Update Agent
... to make sure that you have the latest Windows Update agent. Why both? The first gives you a version that is known to operate, the second ensures that you have later.
Now reset your Windows with this FixIt components update (you * NOT * use the aggressive version):
How to reset the Windows Update components?
Visit http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/ and performa customized a scan to see if you need updates.
Can get new drivers for your card motherboard chipset, the video/graphics device and device network (among others).
I have a new PC AspireZC-606, it became very very slow, high flow & windows 8.1. I got rid of a PC old 10 year with XP on it I think it was faster, sometimes without wide services broadband high speed. Advice or advice welcome.
I would like to try this new driver for Intel (Aspire ZC-606) chipset:
Chipset Intel Chipset driver 18.104.22.1686 55.4 MB 02/10/2015 Download
Slow to start Windows XP
You can manage the beginning upward.
Manage your startup:
Open your Start menu-> click on run-> in the command screen type "msconfig.exe"-> in the "system configuration utility", click on a 'service' or 'Startup' tab-> uncheck all the programs you are no longer help.
- Right-click the C drive.
- Click on properties.
- Click on the Tools tab.
- Click "defragment now".
- Click on defragment.
You can search what process you use cpu and the end of the process.
1. right click on the taskbar.
2. click on the Task Manager.
3. click on the processes tab.
4. double-click on the CPU.
5 is if "system idle process" is max.
6. If it is not a right click and click on end process.
Learn "why is my computer running so slow?" and "how to speed it UP:
Use the tool:
We have all seen the old clock rotation expression where you create a rotation of the second hand and then tie the minute hand to the rotation with an expression while he moves to 1/60th speed to simulate the minutes and seconds right?
I am creating something similar but with a clock "Ticking" like a timex watch on the second hand so it ticks along. Tick, tick, tick, tick instead of smooth rotation. I discovered that the use of this expression related to the rotation:
var tick = time * 6;
But what I want to do now is to have the tick of the minute hand (separate layer) more than 6 degrees every minute. In other words, he holds 59 seconds and then jumps 6 degrees in 1 second.
I can't understand this part. Any ideas?
I would like to do this way:
Math.Floor (time) * 6
Math.Floor (time/60) * 6
Hello, I want to start and say I'm new on esxi environment and built a white box at home to get a virtulazition experience. everything works perfectly, but the only problem is when I do the speed test between vm machine connections network physical I get good flow. When I run a test of iperf (comp A, iperf s < - iperf - c model B) between the virtual machine ip address linux to linux vm I get 3 Gbps even for vm linux on a physical computer regardless of its fine operating system. the problem is windows VM Windows VM any version of windows (win 7, win Server 2008 or 2012) iperf speed is 12 Mbps and maximum 80 MB/s, but when I do a physical Windows VM OS iperf test I have avg 670 Mbps. when I do a test of iperf with option - l 65535 I get high speed between the virtual or not windows operating system. My settings, it's that I have pfsense installed within esxi on a map as the router e1000. I vcsa e1000 card I have all the vmxnet3 windows (best debit) card and all the linux e1000 map. all switches are on auto negotiate, all the mtu to 1500. all VM have active VMCI. I searched on google for varies responses that I've changed in a vm windows 7 test parameters of network such as disabling it TSO disabling all offload more of tcp / ipv4 hopeless settings. If anyone can help me improve my speed of network between the virtual machine vm windows would be great or redirect me to a place where they could have the answer to my question that I might have missed. Thank you
Make sure that the network adapter uses vmxnet3. Check http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1009517 please ensure that the following settings are made according to the link: https://gist.github.com/mcantrell/5094393
After accepting the free update of Microsoft for windows 10 of Windows 7 ultimate, I find that my Virgin internet runs much lower to the previous speed. I have updated my Firefox browser without result.
Any thoughts would be welcome. Removing and reinstalling Firefox would be worth trying?
If Firefox is slow, try the following steps to remove Firefox as a problem: Firefox is slow - how to make it faster I might suggest also to call the ISP to troubleshoot compatibility problems.
I used Thunderbird with Linux, Windows XP & 7 (Norton) without any problem.
Now have 8.1 (Norton) the download speed is very slow and boring, I tried to download only the headers but if I want to download the rest of enamel is very "hit and Miss" do not download.
get very fed up
Thank you very much for answering I forgot the question was still open.
The problem has been resolved by the recent update for Thunderbird - download speed is now instant - and still is after upgrade to win 10. I can only assume that it was a problem with the previous version of Thunderbird.
Processor = Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 2 GHz
RAM = 2 GB
HARD DISK = 250 GB SATA
SATA controller is set to * COMPATIBILITY *.
Time of installation of Windows XP SP2 is * 76 minutes *.
Start on time without drivers is * dry.* 1 min 30
Boot time with the East * 2 mins 45 dry.* drivers
I tried setting the SATA AHCI controller and download the driver from Intel. By pressing the F6 key during initialization of the Windows Installer. Until I reached the window where I can choose to install WIndows, repair and release, the "Screen of Death" (blue screen) is displayed. Telling the hard drive.
SATA controller is set to * AHCI *.
Time of installation of Windows Vista (WITHOUT Service Pack) is * 45 minutes *.
Start on time without drivers is * 1 min 10secs.*
Boot time with drivers is * 58 dry.*
I tried was trying to download the Intel AHCI driver, but all that show the same problem, BLUE screen.
If a compatible SATA mode then your HARD drive will always slow down the performance of the laptop!
> I tried setting the SATA AHCI controller and download the driver from Intel. By pressing the F6 key during initialization of the Windows Installer. Until I reached the window where I can choose to install Windows, repair and release, the "Screen of Death" (blue screen) is displayed. Telling the hard drive.
You need the right SATA drivers. You can find the right SATA files in the Intel Matrix Storage Manager, which can be downloaded from the Intel page.
Notes; There are different packages that supports different chipsets.
After the right SATA driver was selected, you can use the freeware software called nLite to build a new XP CD and include SATA files.
Hi, I have a Toshiba Satellite L750/L755, and I had some problems starting windows after you use the tool/toshiba recovery disk
So, this is what happened:
I reached the maximum capacity on the C: drive, so I started data transfer to D: drive that was too slow, so I cancelled, it is when the computer froze and I had to stop it manually.
I could not turn it back on so I used the "toshiba recovery" tool to make it back on, it worked; the problem is that the computer toke half forever to complete loading of windows, so I reused the "toshiba recovery tool" and ended the same. I also tried to run a repair of the registry, check the volume errors, nothing seems to work.
I welcome any help
I understand this correctly? Notepad starts very slowly. Right?
From my own experience, a lot of different process begins when the laptop starts.
You can check the msconfig-> Startup tab
In many cases, these are Toshiba processes that control the characteristics of different laptops and multimedia keys, FN keys, energy ECO-mode, etc.
Also antivirus software slowing down the boot process.
What antivirus software do you use?
I use the avast! and the Avira antivir software. Both can be downloaded for free.
I have remove the Symantec Norton Antivirus software preinstalled, because it needs a lot of resources and slow down my laptop extremely.
I use Satellite U400.
And I can't install wireless driver I do not know why. I opened the file and it will not just install, but I still think I have the latest drivers for my wireless network.
but my serious question was: why do I drop and limit the bandwidth with windows 7, but not with Windows XP?
I have 1Mbps but example I want to download firefox I go to their site and then it shows between 50 and 70 KB/s, but sometimes it happens to my high normal max 120 Kb/s, and on google, I saw that a lot of people have this problem.
And sometimes some site are not loading or I just got error because of the good slow sites Web just disable: (, never happened before.
Please someone help - suggestions please?
I doubt it has something to do with Windows 7
In my view, it must be a driver issue or use other WLAN settings?
So first make sure that this latest WLAN driver is installed. After that, check the version of your BIOS. Here, you must also use the latest version of Toshiba.
If you are using a firewall, you must disable. Maybe it s blocking your internet connection
I have 4 SCXI-1127 cards connected to an SCXI-100 chassis with a USB interface.
I am using VBA in Excel.
On our old PC XP, the niSwitch_init command would run in 1-2 seconds per card.
On the new windows 7 PC, this command takes about 8-10 seconds per card. Alternatively, about 30-40 seconds for the 4 cards.
the exact commands that I use are:
status = niSwitch_init ("SC1MOD1", VI_TRUE,
niSwitch_init ("SC1MOD2", VI_TRUE, VI_TRUE, map 2)
niSwitch_init ("SC1MOD3", VI_TRUE, VI_TRUE, card3)
niSwitch_init ("SC1MOD4", VI_TRUE, VI_TRUE, 4)
If something has changed in the version of Windows 7 niSwitch?
What could be causing it?
The following commands to the switch are running at the same time as before. It's onlt the command niSwitch_init which is slow.
Thank you for your response. The KB shows OR-Switch 4.2 (and later versions) because the problem will be resolved with the release of these drivers. However, the OR-Switch 4.2 official release date has not announced yet. At this point, the best work around workaround would be to enable the HPET on your Windows 7 system.
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Since start installation Windows 10 times is extremely long, and usually the machine seems to be slow loading applications.
I checked that Fast Start is turned on.
Any suggestions to solve the popular situation.
See you soon
A combination of win 10 updates and by disabling some applications start has improved things.
See you soon
I installed the game ghostburters on windows vista Home premium with service Pack 1 and it runs very slowly, I tried the upgrade a few things bo nothing helps.
whay can I do to improve the speed?
Well, that may depend on how fast your computer is. Games have the system requirements listed on the box or the Web site that you downloaded from. Your computer should generally be at or better than the recommended settings. Otherwise games will run slowly or not work. If the game runs slow, in general, you can buy a graphics card faster to make it go more quickly, but it depends greatly on this kind of material you have in your computer now.
When windows downloads updates, I can barely use my computer, it takes forever to get something and sometimes it even closed its doors, I have windows vista and dial up to service which is all I can get where I live, is there a solution here? Thank you
Please notify me when someone answers, thank you
As Amritha K said, you can't download Windows Vista using modem connection, because the connection is very slow. But you can try to download the standalone version of the Package on another computer with an internet connection ADSL and then burn to a DVD and try to install on your computer.
To download the standalone package please click the link below.
How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack
Hope this information is useful.
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