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Old 06-21-2005, 12:44 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: xp on 20 gb drive

Originally posted by benzimm86
Is it possible to install win xp on a 20gb drive and still have room for service pack 2
Yeah. I did a XP with SP2 on a 10 Gb partition yesturday with about 5Gb to spare.


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Old 06-21-2005, 04:17 AM   #12 (permalink)
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i know this question has been answred but i hav xp sp2 on my 20Gb hard disk

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Old 06-24-2005, 06:02 AM   #13 (permalink)
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let how many service packs microsoft may release, 20gb is more than enough my friend

dont worry :-)
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Old 06-24-2005, 08:08 AM   #14 (permalink)
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an XP install takes about 1.8GB on its own
SP2 is about 280MB, and it backs up previous files, which takes about 300MB
leave about 1GB for your standard programs you would probabbly use (office, antivirus, etc..)

if you plan on keeping SP2, you can delete the temporary files by deleting "C:\WINDOWS\$NtServicePackUninstall$"

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