Sharepoint Search Service
Since this is VM not a real world production. We don’t really need Search crawler run all the time from the last time we turn off the machine. Nothing has changed since we turn off the machine last time. We should disable this Search crawler.
Go to Sharepoint 2013 Central Administrator
Central Administration > Application Management > Service Applications > Manage services on server
You will see a message pop up.
Look for “Contoso Search Service”, delete the child, then parent.
Most consultants are equipped with a laptop and limited memory. Limit SQL server memory to 4096 if you can.