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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centos_user
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2008-11-16

Yes, the SSD right now is limited in size and it is a major issues if the Operating System takes up the entire disk leaving a minute amount of space for the end user.


Also, another note one has to take in the amount of space required by Microsoft Office.

Still the biggest problem is the mentality of programmers/developers that have been told disk space and memory is cheap. What happens if the price of storage and memory sky rocket as the Oil situation that brought the economy to a halt.

What happened between Windows 2000 Professional and Windows 7?

All programs/operating systems need to be written with the mentality of disk storage & memory are a premium then the performance aspects by the end user would be surpassed and any new hardware would increase performance and enable home users to have a QoS.

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