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X300 - removing pre-loaded software

2008-08-01, 15:54 PM
Is there a simple way of finding what pre-loaded software can be deleted to increase hard disc capacity?
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Re: X300 - removing pre-loaded software

2008-08-01, 20:57 PM

You can use the ThinkVantage tool called Base Software Administrator. This can be downloaded from the Admin tools page:

 

http://www.lenovo.com/thinkvantageadmin

 

The BSA allows you to de-select which items on the list of pre-loaded apps that you want to remove, then it does a re-installation of the factory image minus the things you chose to take off.

 

Make sure to read the help files in BSA first before attempting to run it. I would also run a complete backup with Rescue & Recovery first and save the backup to external media so that if I made a mistake with BSA, I could always restore my system from the saved backup.

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Re: X300 - removing pre-loaded software

2008-08-02, 16:19 PM
Thx - I will try that.
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