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AR# 4525

Foundation 1.5 Install: Space required by installer may be inaccurate


Keywords: install, disk space, MB, size, NT, drive

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
The disk space requirements listed by the F1.5 install program are pessimistic.
The calculations are based on the maximum sector size available within the file
system used, and that sector size may be larger than what is actually being
used on the target drive.

The install program does not have the capability to determine target drive
sector size.


Realize that the numbers reported are inflated. To see how much drive space
was actually used, open Explorer, right click on the FNDTN directory and select

If you would like to reduce the size of a Foundation install, do not simply
delete directories, as required files may be deleted accidently. The
recommended procedure is to uninstall and then reinstall, selecting fewer
AR# 4525
Date Created 09/01/1998
Last Updated 08/23/2001
Status Archive
Type General Article