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Virtual machines run very slowly in Virtual PC 2004 or in Virtual Server 2005
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After you configure a virtual machine in Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 or in Microsoft Virtual PC 2004, that virtual machine runs very slowly.
This issue occurs although you have configured the performance options for that virtual machine and although you have installed Virtual Machine Additions on that virtual machine.
This issue may occur if you have the Computer Associates eTrust Antivirus 7.0 program installed on the host computer.
This issue occurs if the eTrust Antivirus Realtime Monitor component monitors the Virtual Server or Virtual PC service. This issue also occurs if the eTrust Antivirus Realtime Monitor component monitors the Virtual Server or Virtual PC files.
To resolve this issue, configure the eTrust Antivirus Realtime Monitor settings to exclude the following processes:
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