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Something like "Disable indexing" and "Disable SxS", preferably with an explanation why and guides to doing it. I'm lazy.

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Have a look through the archives of this blog: Virtual PC Guy

He is one of the developers of VPC and now Virtual Server. Lots of good info in there, in multiple blog entries.

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Ya, I know about him. But I'm lazy. I was hoping to avoid a hunt. – Will Jan 28 '10 at 17:06

You may find this coding horror post on making smaller VHD's useful if space is a concern, or if you want a small, stripped down virtual disk image to make copies of when you want to start a new VM.

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This, but for every operating system. This won't help me much for server 2k8, for example. – Will Feb 15 '10 at 12:29

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