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jrjernigan jrjernigan is offline
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Default New Mini 9 owner - low SSHD free space initially! - 02-12-2009, 05:56 PM

Got a Mini 9, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB SSHD, OS XP from the outlet store, along with a external DVD/CD-RW drive.
Added a 16 GB SDHC Class 6 flash memory chip. Have a USB Bluetooth adapter I may use.
Upgrade plans include 2 GB RAM, 64 GB SSHD, Bluetooth module (want it all in the case).

When I booted it up, it had about 1 GB of free disk space on the SSHD. :shock:
I removed a some things and freed up some space and I installed Office 2007 Home Office/Student edition.
I remember reading in various places in this forum about freeing up more space, but not able to find it now. ops:

Is there a good method to determine exactly what is eating up that 7+ GB disk space?

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Default Re: New Mini 9 owner - low SSHD free space initially! - 02-12-2009, 06:39 PM

A base installation of XP w/ all the bells and whistles is not a small thing. I have also heard stories of outlet purchased Mini's that had other people's info on them, so you may want to check that out.


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Default Re: New Mini 9 owner - low SSHD free space initially! - 02-12-2009, 07:18 PM

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Is there a good method to determine exactly what is eating up that 7+ GB disk space?
One of my favorite program, search Google for JDiskReport. It's a Java app that will detail what and how big the files on our hard drive are.


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