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just little help...

by lily85 / December 11, 2007 9:21 PM PST


i've instaled vista on my pc, but i removed it and want to put back windows xp. so i was wondering, since vista takes up lots of space for system there a chance to get the space on hard disc back? or just go to system recovery and unclick it..


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Yes you can unclick restore but how short of space are you
by samkh / December 12, 2007 12:15 AM PST
In reply to: just little help...

that you must remove the reserved sectors????

Both XP and Vista have restore, so installing XP won't help in that regard.

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Re: disc space
by Kees Bakker / December 12, 2007 12:19 AM PST
In reply to: just little help...

I really don't know if unchecking the XP system restore will free the space used by Vista for that purposes. It's a different OS, after all.

It might have been better to totally erase the disk before installing XP. But it's too late for that now.


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