Virtual PC 2007 slowness when running on laptop

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Virtual PC 2007 may respond slowly when running on some computers. To fix this, edit the default configuration file options.xml in C:Documents and SettingsUsernameApplication DataMicrosoftVirtual PC by adding the following line:

enable_idle_thread type=”boolean”>true/enable_idle_thread>

under the virtual_network section and before the window section.

On a side note, the configuration file can be safely deleted- a new file will be created the next time to start Virtual PC.

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