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koden

How big is windows 7 before installation

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koden    0

Hi

I'm about to make my own win 7 with RT 7 lite.

Thats working fine..

I use my own win 7 x64 disk.

The files on that is 3.1 GB

SP1 I have downloadet is ca. 900 MB

So when sp1 is slipstreamed I have a 4 GB file.

But I have found some slipstreamet files on internet where the ISO x64 with sp1 only is 3.3 GB

is this because my win 7 disk have all versions build in and the one I found maybe only is win 7 standard?

I remember in old XP days it was possible to shrink the XP installation disk by removing some files that was not nessesary.

Is this also possible in win 7?

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jaclaz    943

I remember in old XP days it was possible to shrink the XP installation disk by removing some files that was not nessesary.

Is this also possible in win 7?

No :no:, there has been a paradigm shift with Vista :ph34r: and later.

Slimming/liting install discs now INCREASES source size by ADDING some bloat to the source. :whistle:

Come on :), that's EXACTLY the idea behind RT7 Lite :yes: (and other similar programs), just like nlite did for XP, these may be of interest to you:

http://www.overclock.net/t/805872/guide-using-rt-seven-lite-windows-7-stripping-tool

http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/157337-rt-7-lite-components-removal-explanation/

As you might well be aware, the RT7 Lite site is down, so maiking use of the Wayback Machine might be needed:

https://web.archive.org/web/20130624051520/http://www.rt7lite.com/

jaclaz

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koden    0

thats not true at all

I used RT7 lite for Win7 SP1 Pro

my install DVD is 1.52 GB in size

Oh yes it is... all I wrote is true and not a lie :-)

How can that be... 1.52 GB ??

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vinifera    98

It was more "not true" to jaclaz's post

hence why I wrote what I got with "liting 7"

as for result, I think your main mistake is that you use RTM and then integration of SP 1

I always find it better to use already integrated SP 1 in OS by MS as base source for editing

at least that way nothing wrong can happen unlike via integrating via other tools

as for slimming down, you can always chose what you really need and what not

I can give you my RT7 configuration if you want to check it out

but I noticed you use 64bit OS and I use 32bit one, dunno if ISO size has different outcome

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bphlpt    104

thats not true at all

I used RT7 lite for Win7 SP1 Pro

my install DVD is 1.52 GB in size

It was more "not true" to jaclaz's post

hence why I wrote what I got with "liting 7"

I think you misinterpreted what jaclaz said. The first part was just playful sarcasm:

No :no:, there has been a paradigm shift with Vista :ph34r: and later.

Slimming/liting install discs now INCREASES source size by ADDING some bloat to the source. :whistle:

While the very next line confirms that 'Of course it is possible to shrink the Win7 installation disk by removing some files that are not necessary':

Come on :), that's EXACTLY the idea behind RT7 Lite :yes: (and other similar programs), just like nlite did for XP, ...

Cheers and Regards

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jaclaz    943

Yep :), I found funny that the OP had already "found" RT7 Lite AND asked:

....

I'm about to make my own win 7 with RT 7 lite.

....
I remember in old XP days it was possible to shrink the XP installation disk by removing some files that was not nessesary.

Is this also possible in win 7?

it sounded to me a lot like ;):

I'm about to hit this new nail right on the head with my brand new hammer.

I remember that in the old times nails used to enter materials when hit on the head by hammers.

Does this still happen?

jaclaz

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jaclaz    943

sorry for asking.. just forget it.

No problem whatever :), it is only some perfectly innocent fun, sometimes things get written in a way that they can be read differently from their intended meaning.

jaclaz

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vinifera    98

I think you misinterpreted what jaclaz said. The first part was just playful sarcasm

my apology then

he sounds sometimes so serious :P

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jaclaz    943

I think you misinterpreted what jaclaz said. The first part was just playful sarcasm

my apology then

he sounds sometimes so serious :P

Hmmm :unsure:, you seemingly need one of these ;):

sarcasm-meter-sarcasm-meter-demotivation

jaclaz

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videobruce    0

I have gotten it down below 1.6GB more than once using Unlocker after RT Seven expands the folders.

BTW, you don't need to slipstream sp1, you can get it with sp1 already slipstreamed from Digital River. :yes:

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