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Takes a huge hardisk space

I used to install my xp on my 15 gb partition. now the vista has locked down 13 to 15 gb. i don't know wat is "winsxs" is some say its very important dll files. but i has taken backup of the videos that come default in vista which goes upto 200mb.
my "winsxs" is   5.7 Gb.   come anyone help me the drive is always critically filled. I couldn't delete it normally or with a shredder

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Actually You need at least 40 gigabytes minimum for Vista to work well. The only thing that You can do is to format the hard drive, and re-install Vista with at least 40 gigabytes available in its partition.

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