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Old 12-28-03, 06:50 PM
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I386 folder?

I just did a re-install of windows XP and noticed there is no longer a I386 folder in the C: drive. Is this a problem? I'm running a Dell Dimension 8200 with a 80GB HD partitioned 4 ways.
Old 12-28-03, 08:19 PM
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It shouldn't a be a problem. The i386 folder is just all the installation files for Windows. I'm assuming that the original install was from Dell...Dell put that folder there so that if there was any hardware added to the computer it would look to that folder instead of asking you to insert a CD.
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exactly....

I always do a similar thing in loading the contents of the install cd onto the hard drive for the same reasons. If you can spare the space it takes, it makes driver installs etc... a breeze.

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