Vmware FAQ

Jephe Wu - http://linuxtechres.blogspot.com

  1. Performance issue when copying files between Windows 7 64bit host and Linux guest
 According to Vmware KB - Performance issues with bridged networking on Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2008 host operating systems - http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1006619
You must disable the TCP Offload Engine features in the driver on the host.
To disable the TCP Offload Engine features:
  1. Click Start > Run.
  2. Type regedit and press Enter.
  3. Browse to the following location:
  4. Create the key DisableTaskOffload (type: DWORD).
  5. Set the value of the key to 1 .
  6. Close the Registry Editor and restart the computer.