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: And a Pony
by google_ninja on Tue 25th Nov 2008 18:39 UTC in reply to "And a Pony"
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Big difference is that anyone with build 6801 can test this out for themselves, as this is not something that is planned, but something that is actually done. The keynote demo of win7 at the PDC was done on a netbook.

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RE[2]: And a Pony
by sbergman27 on Tue 25th Nov 2008 18:49 in reply to "RE: And a Pony"
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2005-07-24

The keynote demo of win7 at the PDC was done on a netbook.

Out of curiosity, what were the specs of the netbook?

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RE[3]: And a Pony
by google_ninja on Tue 25th Nov 2008 19:05 in reply to "RE[2]: And a Pony"
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2006-02-05

Lenovo S10, which is a 375$ machine, and higher end in the netbook world. people have been installing build 6801 on a few different netbooks now, with results comperable to XP.

this guys installed on an Asus eee 1000h with 1.6 ghz cpu and a gig of ram http://blog.laptopmag.com/eee-pc-1000h-runs-windows-7-well his biggest issue was that 720p video didn't run that great.

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