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Windows 7: How to improve Win XP mode lag?

27 Oct 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Being that the original date of the update is July 23, 09, one could presume it was already addressed in the final RTM XP Mode. But maybe I'll request the update from MS themselves and try it out.

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27 Oct 2009   #12


I think you may have misread the article. It only applies when you are using RDP (Terminal Services) to connect to a remote machine that is running Windows XP. It has nothing to do with VirtualXP.
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05 Jan 2010   #13

Win7 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HughShaw View Post
My computer is not slow but Windows XP mode seems like it is running slower than a single core processor would. I've given XP mode 2 gigs memory and disabled unnecessary services. Here's my list of gripes. (Please help me if you know how to fix this)

1. Very slow on executing programs. When switching windows, there is a noticeable lag as if I was running a 600mhz processor. Is there an option to give more processor juice to XP mode?
2. The sounds do not come out well. They are quite choppy. Are there any settings I can change?
3. (Least importantly...) Even with the simplest of vista themes cannot be installed. I tried to change desktop wallpaper, windows default icons, XP taskbar to Vista taskbar, etc. and it looks like crap. I can't change the color quality to more than 16-bit.
Hi I have found out that this is due to some disabled Windows 7 services!
Try to restore them to original state and lag is gone. Which service, have not found yet... Discover in progress.
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