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I have a winXP virtual PC running on a powerful win7 x64 (4 cores 8Gb RAM) workstation.
When I'm copying files in the virtual PC, from my workstation (\\<my computer name>\c$\etc.) to the virtual, it goes extremely slow even for a 500kb file.
I can, on the other hand, copy (in or out) a 10mb file to a network resource in just a few seconds.

Any idea why this might happen?

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What procedure(s) are you using to copy the files? –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Apr 20 '11 at 20:51
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Are the virtual machine and the host sharing the same hard drive? –  Dave M Apr 20 '11 at 20:52
    
They are sharing the same hard drive. I'm just using drag and drop of files –  Ron Harlev Apr 20 '11 at 21:00

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