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]: And a Pony
by sbergman27 on Tue 25th Nov 2008 18:49 UTC in reply to "RE: And a Pony"
sbergman27
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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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