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Is 6GB HDD OK for Vista & Office 2007 install

October 24, 2011 at 04:11:41
Specs: Windows XP, 256 MB CPU 1.70 GHz
I HAVE 6 GB hard disk and i want to install window vista 2007 on my computer and microsoft office 2007 on my this enough space??????
will my computer performance slow down after installing this?????please tell me the solution i can't change my hard drive.because i have very important data in it.i can't bear this loss.
please tell me...i am waiting for the reply


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October 24, 2011 at 04:19:04
You can get a larger hard drive and copy the data from the old hard drive.

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October 24, 2011 at 07:06:46
ok thx a lot
but if i install windows 7 on 6 GB hard drive is it enough...????

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October 24, 2011 at 07:26:13
The published minimum disk space for Windows 7 is a 20 GB hard disk with 15 GB available. You will need additional space for applications and their data. Be aware that this is a minimum, more is recommended.

Install Windows Vista on a 6 GB hard disk? No way.
To install Vista you need a larger hard disk. There is no way around that.

As your computer has only a 6 GB hard disk it is likely very old. As such it will be very slow with Vista, assuming it has the other requirements to run it at all.

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October 24, 2011 at 07:30:50
Simple answer, no. If you look at the minimum spec for Vista HERE you'll see what you need.

As Wizard says, install Vista on a new large drive, & if it is a desktop computer then you can add the old drive as a slave and access your data from there. Alternatively copy everything you want to save onto a DVD.

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October 27, 2011 at 23:36:16
thx dear for guiding me

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