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Not enough space

My toshiba 490xcdt says I need 200mb to run properly, a friend gave me the lap top and I would like to wipe it clean and start again can I do this , how can I increase the memory as it has 256 as standard

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If this were mine id be running linux on it

Posted on Sep 13, 2007

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Re: Not enough space

You could wipe it clean as long as you have a windows installation disc to re install but you may have to back up any drivers and save to an external device incase the drivers are unavailable as a download. The problem with this unit is that there is only a 3.8GB hard disk drive and win XP will take atleast 2GB and still not leave much room for programmes to be installed. I would think you were at the maximum amount of memory as normally 160mb is the max, so unless you have a copy of windows 98SE which doesn't take up as much hard drive space, i would just uninstall any programmes from the laptop you don't use and try to gain space that way.

Posted on Jul 08, 2007

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