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VMPlayer lets you select how many CPU cores to assign to the virtual machine. I changed it from one to two. Does that mean that those two cores will be used exclusively by the VM?

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No, it means that it will be able to assign tasks to two cores on the host, directly corresponding to tasks assigned to the two virtual cores within the guest.

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