Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 19th Oct 2012 20:07 UTC
Windows Interesting little tidbit from the Reddit AMA session with Microsoft's Surface team. One Redditor wondered just how much disk space Windows RT takes up - in other words, if you buy the 32GB Surface RT tablet, how much space is left for your stuff? It turns out that while Windows 8 RT is considerably smaller than its Windows 7 x86 predecessor, it's still huge by mobile standards.
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The kernel is small
by DarrkAssassin on Tue 23rd Oct 2012 15:42 UTC
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According to this article (http://www.geek.com/articles/news/windows-minwin-runs-in-40-mb-of-m...) MinWin which I believe is the new WinRT is only like 40 mb. That means its all the drivers, fonts, tools, and old WinAPIs that cause the size.

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