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What Are The Min Specs To Run Ez Builder On A Netbook?

What are the min specs to run EZ Builder on a netbook?

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#13  
i mean i would use ez_builder in a virtual box so i need an iso image of an os that would run ez_builder don't mind interface at all
#14  
are you running virtual box on a linux machine
#16  
for the ISO image you need about 50 mb or more for EZB ,then the operating system maybe a gig ,for system ,drivers and VBNET and other stuff plus about 1gig of hard drive for virtual memory
so i go with atleat 3 gig to 5 gig of hard drive space for the ISO IMAGE
more the better
#17  
Yes I have the same question
I. Have a lap top and it seems to have a hard time running
#18  
@David what's your machines specs and are you running win 7? I've found Win 7 has been the best even when running on older machines like 1.78ghz CPU and 512 mb ram , I still get a better experience than with xp.
#19  
Josh, I don't know too much about this. I have a little 10" Acer Netbook that I was given. It was upgraded to Windows 7. It has an Atom 270 processor, 1.6GHZ. I tried Ez-B on it. It works all except the camera tracking gets lost. Right now it only has one gig of ram. It can be upgraded to four. Is it worth upgrading? Will that be sufficient for EZ-B? I would like to put it on board. The small size will be convenient.
Thanks.
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#20  
What OS is it @Danger!

Windows 7 32 bit can have up to 4Gb (3.25 usable)
Windows 7 Starter is limited to I believe 4Gb from the top of my head, it may be 2Gb
64 Bit allows for more, depending on the OS.

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit can use more memory than is physically possible to install.

It also depends on the motherboard and how much it can take. Crucial have a great tool to tell you what you can and can't do. You needn't buy their brand of ram to use the tool either.

As much as possible is the answer. 4Gb should make it work great going by the information to hand. My 2Gb HP laptop works fine but 4Gb would make it better than fine... Fine isn't good enough for me but that's me:)
#21  
@danger , your netbook is upgradable to 2gb , you must replace the chips already there which are two 512mb. You will need to dissasemble the netbook to get to the second chip under the keyboard. This will help a bit , also you NEED to download drivers and graphics accelerators. I believe that netbook has a intel 945 graphics chip set and when processing video this is used a lot , if it is not installed or the Intel graphics accelerator is not on the performance is poor. There is a great driver and Accelerator for them. I believe it made the clock for graphics run at 400mhz instead of 233 , a good performance increase.
#23  
This is GMA Booster , brings the clock up to the chipsets default 400mhz from 233 , I used this and was able to play Wow on a netbook at 10-15 frames , DJ is taking advantage of the graphics processor to process the video which is more efficient use of your Pc hardware.
http://www.gmabooster.com/download_win.htm
#24  
You can disable certain features of win 7 like shadows , transparency , AERO , and things like that can add performance. Also uninstall ARC and reinstall after you make the changes I suggested;) do the diver updates and media accelerator and try again and tell me if it fixes your problem.
#25  
Thanks for the quick replies Josh. I am away from home now, so I can't look at it right now. The drivers might have been updated already. I' m not sure. I know that when I connected to the internet it downloaded 38 updates. I' ll be having the shop down the street add the ram. I just wasn't sure if it was worth the money if it still will not be fast enough.
#26  
Sure no problem! Of FYI updates are for windows not specific drivers for your hardware;) every time you install a new OS or reload things from scratch you need to download drivers for hardware
#27  
My desktop is pretty fair hardware wise, and I have to constantly force close ARC with task manager keep freezing on me. my PC Specs
I7 2600k overclock to 4.05 GHZ, 8 GB ( tripple channel DDR3 ram) ARC is installed on my 256gb SSD, dual 550 ti in SLI, water cool, window 7 64 bit

I think it's a bug with the latest software, I'll played with it tomorrow and see if i can find the main source of the conflict.
#28  
Try uninstalling ARC and reinstalling it. Maybe that will resolve your random freezing.
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#29  
What's it doing when it freezes? Is it the same thing every time? It could be a problem with the project.
#30  
it happen when i load the Robosapien examples
#31  
I've had this freezing problem when I close ARC for a long time now. It's not just with the latest upgrade. It's random and I cant really put my finger on what is causing it. Seems to useually happen after I have made changes to the project. I've gotten in the habbit of manualy saving before I exit. If I wait to save after I exit when it asks me sometimes it will freeeze half way through shutdown with half the project gone off the screen. The the next time I open the project only half the project will be restored. Luckly I also keep a current copy in the EZ Cloud so I havent really lost anything I couldnt redo.
#32  
You know what they say , save often or be sorry