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Im trying to transfer a file from a Windows 7 host running VMWare Server to a Windows 2003 server VM, and it's painfully slow.

I've tried adding/adjusting registry keys and settings found on KB articles, and still nothing.

Ive tried this:

Vmware tools are installed.

Any ideas?

Thanks,

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Are the VMs all on teh same host and if so, on the same hard drive –  Dave M Aug 25 '10 at 15:56
    
Its one VM, on the same host machine, but on a separate drive –  barfoon Aug 25 '10 at 15:58
    
Are there any other VMs on the host? If so, are they experiencing similar performance? –  user48838 Aug 27 '10 at 2:23
    
What kind of NIC? If it is a RealTek, then this is a known issue for VMWare Server v2 and Workstation v7 (for some ReakTek cards). I searched the VMWare forums and KB site and tried their suggestions, such as disabling TCP Offload, IPv4 Checksum, etc. Unfortunately, I could never find a working solution to this problem. –  jftuga Aug 27 '10 at 2:53

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try this on your Windows 7 host:

  1. open command line
  2. netsh int IP set global taskoffload=disabled
  3. disable your NIC
  4. enable your NIC
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