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Virtual Box + Windows 7 + Crazy Talk 6

Edward Ned Harvey wrote:
> Up to and including Win XP, virtualization didn't add any significant
> overhead; the performance of the VM was almost indistinguishably the
> same as running on the "real" hardware.  But it's not there yet for
> Win 7.

If your target application works with XP and you are using Windows 
strictly as an "emulation layer" to support a specific application (and 
thus all the other bells and whistles are irrelevant), what's the 
advantage to using Win 7?

Isn't it more optimal to use the oldest/smallest/most efficient version 
of Windows that will run the target app.?


Tom Metro
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