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post #1 of 16
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Alright so I have a fresh install here and I need to free up space. This is Vista 64-bit SP1... I have two 30 GB SSD's in RAID0. After a fresh install I have only 36 free GB and I still want to install several games. I need to know what I can remove from a fresh install that can allow me to free up as much space as I can.
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Use vLite and reinstall. Trust me, it'll save you time.
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Why don't you try to install all the apps on the other hard drives? I see that you have another 2 hard drives on your pc dude
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Right but I want the OS and games on the SSD's and the rest will go on the other 500GB I have in RAID0. Eventually I will strip the RAID0 and do a RAID1 for backup and regular applications. I am looking into that vLitee right now.
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Burning the new ISO from vLite right now I hope that I made a great enough difference.
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What happened with vLite?
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What happened with vLite?
just a question, what is vLite for? found it on google but didn't get much info about it...
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I actually was not able to get vLite to do anything useful, After I burned the lite Vista I was getting errors saying something about a file missing. I did it twice and the second time I did not remove anything just to see, and I got the same error.
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post #9 of 16
Well if you really want to save space and have already got windows up to date fully, run ccleaner and check the hotfix uninstallers option. Just a heads up, this does exactly what you think it does, it gets rid of hotfix uninstallers...this may or may not be a good thing...if an update is causing you grief later, you may not be able to uninstall it, however that is highly unlikely to happen. It will likely remove a couple of hundred meg so thats a start...honestly being that this is a fresh install, youre going to have a hard time with this if you need alot more space...
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Few things i can think of, Delete all the sample pics vids and music,go into control panel > programs turn windows features on or off and turn off ultimate extras and things you dont need, CC cleaner is great, could try to compress your hdd also im shocked vlite didnt result in anything
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