Virtual Box advice

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  1. MaTUC macrumors regular

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    Hi! I've recently installed Windows XP on Virtual Box, it asked me how much RAM the VM would take and how much video mem .. I assigned 1024MB Ram and 64 MB video , but my question is... this ram and video mem only is taken when the VM is running right?

    I know.. silly question:eek:
     
  2. marold280 macrumors 6502

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    oh it doesnt take that much. i use 512mb for the ram and its fine once it gets going :)
     
  3. MaTUC thread starter macrumors regular

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    haha.. I just downgraded the amount of RAM.. but that doesnt answer my question , these 512 MB RAM and those 64 VRAM , only when Windows is running?
     
  4. MacUser2525 macrumors 68000

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    Yes it only uses the resources when windows is running.
     

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