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Old 06-20-2005, 04:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it possible to install win xp on a 20gb drive and still have room for service pack 2

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Old 06-20-2005, 04:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Should be fine...


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Old 06-20-2005, 04:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I just installed a XP professional + sp2 + all patches from microsoft and a diagnostic program

took me 3gb in total

so 20gb is more than enough :-)

btw, the minimum Hdisk requirement is 1.5 gb and recommend is 2.0 gb if I remember right.
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Old 06-20-2005, 07:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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if i were you, i would spend about $100 on an 80gig hard drive, for more games, movies, mp3's, ect. 20gb is enough to run an OS, but how many games you plan on installing?
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yeah that's plenty for xp and sp2.
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Old 06-20-2005, 07:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
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XP itself is only around a gig or something. I am not sure about SP2. How much does SP2 cost ?
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Old 06-20-2005, 08:25 PM   #7 (permalink)
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You can get a 80GB for less than 100$ nowadays
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Old 06-20-2005, 10:02 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Yeah, my laptop has XP and SP2 on an 18 gig HDD.
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Old 06-21-2005, 12:38 AM   #10 (permalink)
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i think what is suggested for the installation of sp2 is 3gb of free space because it has a bloated install. i dunno wat the hell it does during the install it makes a lot of temp files or something

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