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Hello all,

I've seen that in a physical PC with windows XP the Internet Explorer starts going slow after starting up one virtual machine.

Any idea on what can be happening here?

Any other program works perfectly, word starts in a breath, excel, ... it is only a matter in the Internet Explorer that seems to be slow...

Any idea? :confused:

Extra information: if I disconnect the network card in the virtual machine, then the IE starts working perfectly again...
Posted 18-Jan-12 1:09am
Joan M91.3K
Updated 18-Jan-12 3:05am
SAKryukov 18-Jan-12 20:24pm
How about other Web browsers? And, hey, who is using IE?
Joan Murt 19-Jan-12 3:16am
I truly don't want (at least would like to avoid) having to explain how another browser works to our secretaries... ^^¡
SAKryukov 18-Jan-12 20:27pm
What is "disconnect the network card in the virtual machine"? The network card is hardware, not virtual. Do you mean you removed it from hardware configuration of the virtual machine or what?
Joan Murt 19-Jan-12 3:18am
Meanwhile the vmware machine is running you can disconnect the physical network card from the virtual machine (it is like if you would disconnect the ethernet cable from the computer).
Bernhard Hiller 23-Jan-12 4:55am
Seems to be a problem of the network, not a problem of memory or CPU.
Do you get the same behavior with any type of virtual network (hostonly, nat, bridged)?
How long does it take to resolve a name to an IP address? Does a manual configuration of the DNS servers help?
Joan Murt 23-Jan-12 5:08am
I'm not at the office for a week, but I'll try all those things and I'll come back with an answer, all those recommendations seem interesting to try. Thank you Bernhard! :thumbsup:
ryanb31 27-Feb-12 10:05am
If you can disconnect the network in the VM and IE works fine it means your network can't handle the VM and the physical at the same time.

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