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Re: [vox-tech] How slim can Win98 go?



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On Thursday, February 28 2002 08:14 pm, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> You could also get a laptop HD from someone.  Or an old laptop.  Just use
> the HD, then switch it back when you're done.  You don't even need to buy
> it, just borrow it, if you can find someone with an old laptop laying
> around.

I should have thought of that.

> Also, many BIOS configuration utilities work under DOS, so you don't
> necessarily need Windows, but just the DOS (fits on a floppy...)  That
> depends on the utility, though, I suppose.

These are Windows utils.

> -Mark
>
> On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Ryan wrote:
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> > hrm, oh, idea!
> >
> > IDE => laptop drive adaptor + old HD
> >
> > Anyone know how much the adaptors cost? Better yet, anyone got one I can
> > borrow?
> >
> > My laptop HD is only a 6 gigger, so I'm a bit cramped to waste 400 MB on
> > a bios configuration utility.
> >
> > On Thursday, February 28 2002 07:33 pm, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> > > I've installed a pretty comfortably bare Windows95 that took up about
> > > 350MB.  Looking at my current Windows98 partition (another comfortably
> > > bare installation), it looks like just the Windows part is taking up
> > > about 500MB; but this partition's been around for several months so I'm
> > > sure there's lots of junk in c:\windows and the registry.
> > >
> > > -Mark
> > >
> > > On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Ryan wrote:
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> > > > I was poking around the net looking for a way to set my laptop's
> > > > contrast, and I found
> > > > http://www.informatik.uni-kiel.de/~fst/linux_armada_e500.html . It
> > > > says that power saving hotkey works in linux, so I could set my cpu
> > > > to 250 and run for nearly 3 hours.
> > > >
> > > > However --- these options need to be set in windows, the bios doesn't
> > > > have the options in it's menu. :(
> > > >
> > > > Anyway, does anyone know what the bare minimum install for windows 98
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