I'm working on vmware image files. My computer always load hard disk and vmware works very slow at the same time.
Guest OS: Windows XP SP2
Host OS: Windows XP SP2
Is there any way can improve the performance?
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From your question it sounds like the guest OS hard drive is an image file on the host OS. VmWare has the ability to write directly to a partition instead of an image file. That should speed up the hard drive access for the Guest OS.
Also as other comments suggested, increase the RAM on your computer, getting a faster hard drive (higher RPMs) should also help out.