On Tue, 21 Oct 2008 10:57:52 +0800, "JoF" <jof@xxxxxx> wrote:
>We are using virtual pc vms for software development (Vista as host with
>Virtual PC 2007 installed). We would like to maximize allocation of memory
>to virtual pc vms but the total memory that we can allocate so far is only
>up to 3.5GB. We already tried to upgrade the machine to 8GB using Vista 64
>bit but still no luck.
>We installed Vista 64bit on 8GB memory machine, it can see total of usable
>8GB memory but we can only allocate total of 3.5GB to virtual pc vms.
>I know that we can only allocate maximum of 3.7GB PER VM as stated in
>technet. But I cannot see any documentation that tells about the total
>memory that can be allocated to virtual pc vms. Do you have any idea where
>can I get such information?
>Or can you suggest how we can maximize allocation of memory to virtual
>machines? Say if I have 8gb memory on Vista 64 bit OS, I should be able to
>use 6GB total to vms of virtual pc.
>Any help that you can give will be highly appreciated.
It should work. I have several 8GB machines and can run two 2 or 3GB
Are you receiving an error message?
Do you have anything like Nero installed?
Steve Jain, Virtual Machine MVP