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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RE[2]: Disk storage & memory
by sbergman27 on Sun 23rd Nov 2008 20:49 UTC in reply to "RE: Disk storage & memory"
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disk capacity + memory installed
------------------------------------------- = usage speed = const.
OS and software requirements

And functionality seems to increase roughly as the cube root of (disk capacity + memory installed). That's the *real* tragedy.

Edited 2008-11-23 20:50 UTC

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