[NTLK] How to connect your Newton to an ultra-fast 64 bit Windows 7 PC without using additional hardware or slowdown.exe

Anthony Morrow anthonydmorrow at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 17:39:21 EDT 2016

On Mar 14, 2016, at 1:31 PM, Doug <ispinn at gmail.com> wrote:

>> Since this will be beneficial to many Newton users,
>> please post you findings  here, including your Windows
>> version and where, if at all, you found the "Maximum
>> processor state" setting.
>> Cheers
>> Frank
> Frank,
> I'm not worthy, I'm not worthy! Nonetheless...
> ...here's my system specs:
> W7 Ultimate, SP1, Gateway, Intel i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz
> ...and here's my findings on the setting's location:
> Windows key, type "power options"
> Open Power Options
> The Power Options window appears
> Power saver - click the link for "Change plan settings"
> Click the link for "Change advanced power settings"
> Click the + next to "Processor power management"
> Click the + next to "Maximum processor state"
> Click the "Settign: 100%" non-link-looking link
> I'm so used to Apple's generally clean, elegant
> organization that this variety patchwork of hidden,
> obscure links, +s, and tabs seems really sloppy.
> Doug

In the past I found that running Windows 98 VMs for NCU worked without the need of changing the host’s power settings. That was some time around 2010 so maybe things changed with virtualization to require more modifications.

-Tony Morrow

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