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by bunnyzara / November 16, 2008 3:50 AM PST

hi folkes i am trying to free up some of my memory on my computer
as i want to install linux but i don't know how i can do this can anybody give me advice on this please.

i am running windows xp home on a hi-grade computer

thanks inadvance.

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Re: memory
by Kees Bakker / November 16, 2008 4:02 AM PST
In reply to: memory

These are 2 questions: how to free memory and how to install Linux. I'll only do the first.

And that starts with 3 questions only?
- What kind of memory do you want to free (RAM or hard disk).
- How big is your hard disk (in Gb)?
- How much free space is available on the hard disk?


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by Jimmy Greystone / November 16, 2008 4:25 AM PST
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Technically hard drive space is storage, not memory. I realize you're likely just going along with it so as not to overwhelm the person, but it's better to stop these things before they get started than try and deal with them later.

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by bunnyzara / November 16, 2008 5:30 AM PST
In reply to: Re: memory

i have 63% of hard disc spare,
the linux cd say's that i need 256 of ram
he hard disc is 80gb

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(NT) No need to clean anything then.
by Kees Bakker / November 16, 2008 8:58 PM PST
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by bunnyzara / November 17, 2008 5:08 AM PST

Hi thanks for that but how do i free up more ram?
only learning as i go along as i'm only a novice.

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