Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 22nd Nov 2008 17:53 UTC
Windows One of the main problems with Windows Vista (and earlier versions) is that Windows consumes quite a lot of diskspace, with few means to trim down the installation. To make matters worse, Windows tends to accumulate a lot of megabytes and even gigabytes of space during its lifetime, leaving users at a loss as to how to reclaim this lost space. In a post on the Engineering 7 weblog, Microsoft program manager of the core OS deployment feature team (...) Michael Beck explains what Microsoft is doing in order to reduce the disk footprint of Windows 7.
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I don't see the size issue
by chiwaw on Sun 23rd Nov 2008 04:27 UTC
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"One of the main problems with Windows Vista (and earlier versions) is that Windows consumes quite a lot of diskspace"

Jeez. Right now we can get 1 TB hard drives for not much more than a hundred bucks. Unless Windows take more than 50 Gigs (which is far from it), I fail to see the problem.

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