Well 2gb isnt that,much and it is likely that he/she has a bad(probably integrated) graphics card in their laptop.

On Feb 24, 2011 8:56 AM, "donn" <donn.ingle@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am posting on behalf of a friend who is stuck on Win7 pro (64 bit I
> think). He installed the latest Inkscape (as of about Jan 2011) and he
> cannot use it at all. His laptop is pretty powerful with min 2gigs of
> RAM; hell, it makes my desktop look like a block of wood!
>  It's very slow to draw, to drag around or zoom. There are no advanced
> filters, or anything complex, being used - even a blank file with a
> single line in it cannot be edited.
> I am asking if there are any windows "tips" for using Inkscape? Is there
> some kind of "XP mode" or some advice re 64bit/32bit or maybe some
> graphic driver tips? Perhaps there are known clashes with other fancy
> windows software - like a colour enhancer (he has some kind of thing
> that makes his colours brighter on his laptop).
> Anyone have a clue what I could suggest to him?
> Thanks,
> \d
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