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Topic # 204285 25-Sep-2016 12:01
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There are a number of netbook/laptop specials about these days, which with 12" or smaller screen are ideal for travelling purposes.  Most seem to have a 32GB 'hard drive' (essentially eMMC devices).


However, once home the upgrades will start, including the Anniversary update, meaning there is not enough room on the drive to run the install let alone have it work afterwards.


Has anyone completed such upgrades/updates on these spec machines?

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  Reply # 1640199 25-Sep-2016 12:53
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Windows 10, v1607 can install fine on a machine with 32Gb storage.
If you don't have enough free space to do an in-place upgrade you can temporarily insert external storage and Windows will use that to IPU.

These low cost PCs are designed with low cost components.

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  Reply # 1640286 25-Sep-2016 17:04
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I have applied the anniversary update to a 32GB device successfully. The 16GB HP Stream 7, it wouldn't apply even with a 64GB microSD. I'm sure it would be possible with sufficient effort, but I haven't bothered with a second attempt. Probably have to format and install it directly rather than upgrading I expect.





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