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Remove .Net Framework 2 After Install?

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bonkers

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I have installed Xpize 5 on my Asus EeePC 901 and it looks great,

however i only have a 4GB SSD to install onto and it is nearly full and windows updates are starting to fail, So i am looking for things to remove.

Can i remove the .Net Framework 2 now i have it tthe way i want it or is it still required.


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W3bbo

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The .NET Framework 2.0 uses about 40MB of disk-space. That's nothing compared to the few hundred megabytes' worth of system files that xpize backups during setup.

Frankly 4GB isn't enough for even Windows XP anymore. The C:\Windows directory on my computer is already 18GB, and my Program Files is many times that. You're better off upgrading to a much larger HDD, 4GB is actually less than the System Requirements for Windows XP stipulates anyway. By uninstalling small things like the .NET Framework I believe you're being "pennywise and pound-foolish".

You can uninstall the .NET Framework 2.0 after installing xpize as there are no running processes that depend upon it, though if you want to uninstall you must reinstall .NET.




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