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Windows 7: Starter to Ultimate... how much more HDD space?

08 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional x32
Starter to Ultimate... how much more HDD space?

How much more additional hard disk space than starter edition does ultimate edition require?

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08 Jul 2011   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello edwardcanker, welcome to Seven Forums!

It would fit on about a 20GB partition total but if you don't want to almost immediately start running out of space it really needs about 40GB total and that will still be pushing the low-end limit.
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08 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Theres very little difference when it comes to disk size. If you're trying to make up your mind on either of the 2, compare the featureset.

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Of course, Starter only comes preinstalled on netbooks and home basic is for sale only in emerging markets, so basically the competition is among home premium, pro and ultimate. For most users, home premium should suffice.
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08 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

You won't need any additional space. All version of Windows 7 have the same files.
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