Re: Is .net framework necessary?
Yes, it seems it was a big mistake to buy this computer, at least with XP on
it. I should have tried it with Linux. Thanks for your advise.
> "Geronimo" <Geronimo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >I have an Asus Eee PC 901 netbook with XP home that is completely up to
> > as of 2/26/09 (except for .net framework 3.5). It is running with IE 7.
> > This
> > computer has the solid state drive, (actually two drives; C: with 4 Gb, D:
> > with 8 Gb. My problem is that updates seem to use the C: drive and I am
> > running out of space. I have removed most programs, installed software
> > that
> > is supposed to redirect new program installs to the D drive, nothing
> > helps.
> > Now I have .Net 3.5 waiting in the wings, but I do not have room to
> > install
> > it.
> > My main question is: since this is basically an email (with some internet
> > browsing), do I need the .net system at all?
> > My second question is: any ideas for reversing the roles of the two
> > drives,
> > so the D: drive could be my main drive.
> > Appreciate your help.
> The .net software is optional. Certain programs use one or more of the .net
> packages; if the particular packages are not present at installation, the
> installer is supposed to include the needed version.
> Neither of your drives is really big enough. Considering the amount of work
> that it would take to make change the location of the system from one drive
> to another and also that moving to the 8 GB drive only postpones your
> problem, I would advise replacing the 4 GB drive with a much bigger drive.
> My laptop could not run Windows XP on either of your drives without removing
> so much that it would be useless.