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I have a machine ( Windows 7) that has 4 cores. But when I run my Windows XP visualization using VMWare workstation, only one core is available for that visualization. alt text

How to make sure that the virtual OS can also use 4 cores?

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Configure the VM to use 4 cores when you first create it.

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first created what? The virtual windows XP OS? Or is there anyway to configure an existing virtual instance? –  Graviton Jul 28 '10 at 12:57
    
The virtual machine itself. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jul 28 '10 at 13:34

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