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WinXP I386 folder

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Sage

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Remember in win98 you could copy the win98 folder to your hard drive so windows didn't require you to insert the win98 CD when it was needed - and that of all the junk that was in the folder all you had to copy was the .cab files. I was wondering what in the winXp I386 folder is essential to be copied to the HD. At present I've copied the entire file, but if only key files are needed I would rather just have those. Or for that matter if I wanted to do a similar thing as in win98 want do I need to place on the HD? - just the I386 folder, parts of theat folder only or other things altogether. Thnaks in advance for any help with this.
 
#2
you can just place the entire I386 folder on your HD then use a program like tweakXP and it will change the reg key needed so that when a program needs the XP cd it automatically goes to your HD first.
 
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Ramanuman

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Good question, Sage. Especially as XP's instalation takes a fair chunk of space in itself, it'd be good to know just what's absolutely essential.
 

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