james_montgomery at me.com
Sun Feb 14 01:26:24 UTC 2010
> On Sat, 13 Feb 2010 10:08:51 +0800
> Thomas Dean <tomdean001 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello Gary,
>> I have ever used virtualbox to run XP. But the result is embarrassing.
>> If you have a powerful computer, it will run well. But you as well as
>> I have only a laptop, which is not so powerful as a desktop computer.
>> Running XP in the virtualbox can make both your ubuntu and your wife's
>> windows run slowly. That's my real experience. I don't know what your
>> wife will think of. As a result, I cannot stand the slow virtual XP.
>> And I reinstall my ubuntu after installing the XP. Now they run both
>> very well.
> I'm not sure this is good advice. I have 2 laptops which run XP inside
> of VirtualBox.
To move this thread along and assist Gary better it would help to know
1. Hardware Specs of the laptop
2. Intended functions for the virtual XP box
Once that information is made available we can better craft a feasible
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