How does Windows run on a Virtual Machine in MBA? Can you run multiple Windows applications on the VM without overwhelming the Air? Can the MBA handle it? Any insight from people who've run VMs on MBAs are welcome.
I only use bootcamp as i never see the need for having both OS running at same time its all personal preference but most things are ok running in vm's
How does the touchpad work with Windows 7 when you are running it on a VM or natively using Bootcamp? Does Windows 7 support multi-touch gestures? If not how do you scroll down and up a webpage for example?
Also are there any other quirks with running Windows 7 on a Macbook Air, that you otherwise wouldn't have on a Windows laptop? Any drivers and compatibility issues?
Anybody run Windows 7 on MBA using VirtualBox? …
OS X and Windows 7 both running on 2 GB RAM and a 4200 RPM HDD... sounds nightmarishI'll be the first to say "yes".
Years ago I installed it at the request/insistence of someone who had an early MacBook Air. If I recall correctly, there was a hard disk drive and 2 GB memory was its maximum. I probably gave 1 GB to the Windows 7 guest, and used a sparse bundle disk image for a little optimisation (within the constraints of rotational media and HFS Plus), but it was never great.
Yes, the user was forewarned that both operating systems would become slow. They did, and I lost count of the number of times that I suggested Boot Camp, but it never happened