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Joaquim

windows 98 on VMware: how can i change the CPU and the VRAM?

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using the VMWare, how can i change the CPU frequency and the Video Memory?

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i changed the VRAM, on VMware Options, to 256MB's... but, on Windows 98 only detects 16MB's...
using the VMware Tools or other graphic drivers... why isn't detected 256MB's?

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When running 9x in Vmware or Virtualbox you don't have a GPU just a video card as such you don't need much RAM. Even 16mb is overkill unless you are using an extremly high resolution at 32bit color.

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yes i'm  using resolution at 32bit color.

so why the DOOM 2\Spear of Destiny seems slow?

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Because those are DOS protected mode and real mode games and the virtualbox dynamic recompilation as well as audio emulation are likely s*** for running those games.

Use ports for those games, DOSBox or pcem in that order. Do not use virtualization programs for DOS games except for edge cases.

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i need ask more 1 thing: why i can't install the Universal VBE20 2014.01.31 version or above?
i get the Blue Screen after choose the 32MB's

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IIRC, vmware and virtualbox use emulated video cards created specifically for those virtualization products. Any DOS VESA TSR you find it likely looking for a video card created during the time period it was created.

Don't use vmware and virtualbox for DOS games except for edge cases like if your computer is a POS, the game doesn't have a windows or linux port, the game runs too slow in DOSBox or pcem.

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