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Why is Windows 7 running slowly in VirtualBox?

I am having performance issues with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) in VirtualBox when I run a resource-intensive program like Adobe Illustrator. Performance is pretty slow, but given my specs and ...
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What is the equivalent of Preload from Ubuntu to Windows? [closed]

Is there a software like Preload from Ubuntu, but for Windows 7? I can't seem to find one.
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(Linux - Ubuntu 13.04) Incredible slow SSD with small files

Ever since I got my SSD (Crucial M4 - 256gb) I've had an issue that it would write as slow as running Windows 7 on a 486 whenever it's doing something with small files. I managed to "fix" this in ...
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Mouse cursor SPEED in Ubuntu

Is there any way to change the speed of your mouse cursor in Ubuntu? (Please read the entire post before answering or marking this as duplicate...) I know about the menu in System Settings > Mouse ...
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Web connection speed issue

I encounter a strange issue with my web (wireless) connection on my laptop (Ubuntu 11.10) I'm able to have 540kbps (down) on all computers in my house (including laptop at the same distance from the ...
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Ubuntu, Cable modem via USB, limited speed?

At first sorry for my english, I hope you will understand me. I have a Ubuntu 11.04 box. There is a cable modem (motorola sbg900) plugged in via USB. My bandwidth should be 8mbit download and 0,7mbit ...
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Possible cause(s) of slow transfer on home network?

I have the following home network setup: ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A Router Ubuntu 10.04 Server: Ethernet card 100Mbps, directly connected to router Configured with SFTP server Windows XP Professional SP3: ...
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why is drop box syncing so freakishly slowly in my linux virtual machine?

i am setting up a linux virtual machine (windows 7 64 bit host, ubuntu 64 bit guest, using virtual box) and i just installed drop box and set it to sync. I've only got about 2Gb in there so i figured ...
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How do I get better USB transfer speeds in (X)ubuntu?

When I connect my USB 2.0 drive to Xubuntu and try to transfer large files, transfer speeds are good at first but drop after a few seconds to 1-2 Mib/s. From what I read, the fast transfer at the ...
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How to increase mouse cursor speed in Ubuntu? (Gnome)

How do I increase the mouse speed in Ubuntu Linux? Running Gnome 2.30.0. I've already maxed out Pointer Speed Sensitivity in the Mouse Preferences control panel. I am not interested in increasing the ...
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Is it possible to optimize internet connection for video streaming [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I throttle the bandwidth consumed by Windows Automatic Updates? I'm always watching anime online. I want to know if it is possible to allot more bandwidth on ...
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ACPI Throttling in Ubuntu

I'm looking to throttle my cpu through the ACPI. I've read up on it, but I keep receiving permission denied statements. I have 8 available throttling states. Here are the outcomes of my atttempts: ...
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What service can hold CPU at lowest frequency possible when on battery load under Ubuntu?

When I'm running on battery even with "performance" frequency scaling governor, something regularly lowers CPU speed to it's lowest value. I don't really want that, my AC strip usually in another room ...