Doing so will mean you'll need to insert the XP CD every time you add new hardware, but it will save you quite a bit of space. Worthy trade-off in this situation.
i have a 6gb partition i need to install XP SP2 onto for a dedicated kiosk application (and, yes i'm stuck with the 6gb size--larger drives/partitions are not an option here). however, after windows is done dumping its files on the partition during a basic installation i'm only left with 300mb free. i need to conserve every possible MB possible---ideally, i'd like to have 1-2gb free.
does anyone know of a guide that will allow the removal of non-essential components?
i've already manually deleted the $Uninstall$ files, and have cherry picked out some multimedia files. but, that only freed up about 60mb.
what i'm after is either a laundry list of items i can safely delete, or a piece of freeware/shareware (<$30) that will clean out the system.