[Newbies] Squeak slows to start up in Windows

Brad Fuller brad at bradfuller.com
Tue Mar 6 18:00:19 UTC 2007

Hilaire Fernandes wrote:
> I am pretty sure I read it somewhere in the Squeak mailing list why 
> Squeak can be slow to start in Windows... but I cannot find the 
> information.
> I have just rename the image and executable with the same name, located 
> in the same directory, but it start a bit slowly, about 20s.
> What is the trick?

It's much faster if you drop the image file on a shortcut of the VM 
(.exe). You can have the shortcut on your desktop and then drag whatever 
image you'd like to start. It starts up pretty fast this way.

brad fuller
+1 (408) 799-6124

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