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User currently offlineCramos From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 554 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 7497 times:

Just wanted to know how much the FS98 installation takes up (full installation) on your hard drive. I'm thinking about going back to fs98 because my hard-drive is getting full and I found out that half of the space usage within my program files is from fs2002 (I've got a 10MB hard-drive). I think I just may install fs2002 when I get a new computer.


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User currently offlineSoontobepilot From United States of America, joined May 2000, 271 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 7442 times:

Do you mean 10 GB???

Hard to tell exactly, but my FS98 only takes up about 290 MB. I have a few addons installed, but not too many. My computer is, seriously, about 6 years old now so it can barely even run FS98.

Believe me, I blew all my money when I got this computer. It was top of the line when I got it, and it is saying something that I have never had to take it into a shop! Still runnin' smooth, but I am going to need more than 4GB pretty darn soon!


User currently offlineManzoori From UK - England, joined Sep 2002, 1516 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 7354 times:

My advice would be to buy a bigger hard drive (20 to 40Gb)and re-install FS2002 on there. The difference in quality between FS98 and FS2002 (In flying and scenery terms) is too big for me.

Don't forget the new hard drive isn't a wasted investment... It can be transferred into the new computer as and when you get it.


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User currently offlineDC-10 Levo From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 3432 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 7354 times:

Yeah, you can buy hard drives, and they're pretty cheap!

I have a 40Gb hard drive and have 32.2Gb free, most of that is for FS2002  Smile/happy/getting dizzy.

So, just buy a new hard drive, it's cheaper than buying a whole new computer.

How fast is your processor? If it is slow, then you may want to consider upgrading to a completely new computer.


User currently offlineAccidentally From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 646 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 7351 times:

I've got a 100gb, with about 35gb free.

Uninstalled FS98 a long time ago.

Indianapolis, IN
User currently offlineContinental From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5557 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 7345 times:

I'd never go back to FS98. Even though the framerates are wonderful, the graphics are horrid!!!


User currently offlineSoontobepilot From United States of America, joined May 2000, 271 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 1 week 2 days ago) and read 7334 times:

It's a first generation Pentium, but I don't know exactly how fast it is. Can't be much, and it had A LOT of trouble with FS2K, so I just skipped FS2002. I doubt my processor could run FS2002, so I may need to just buy a new computer  Smile .


User currently offlineVafi88 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3116 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (13 years 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 7323 times:

Get an External Hard drive, and put some crap on it, you'll have more space.

I'd like to elect a president that has a Higher IQ than a retarted ant.
User currently offlineCanadianNorth From Canada, joined Aug 2002, 3417 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (13 years 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 7327 times:

I have FS2002 with a pile of addons and it runs great so can smeone please rell me what Im doing here to begin with?


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