Question Windows 10 for pc with under 16GB of storage ?

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I have recently purchased a mini pc and it only has 16gb of storage and I wanted to know if it was possible to get a version of windows that takes up less than 16GB of storage? Even if it's only 32 bit
 

punkncat

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The full version of W10 isn't going to fit in that space. There are unofficial versions that would possibly work for it, but are going to be very pared down. Windows Lite for instance.

I might suggest you see if it will load something like Ubuntu. It is a very streamlined Linux OS, is easy to use and quite easy to get used to for a Windows user. Maybe Chrome which would be even more so IMO.
 

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I have recently purchased a mini pc and it only has 16gb of storage and I wanted to know if it was possible to get a version of windows that takes up less than 16GB of storage? Even if it's only 32 bit
No.
After a basic WIN 10 Home install, it may consume 11GB.

However....to do the install, it requires 20GB free space.
Then, actually using this system, even if the base OS only consumes 11GB....you then have pagefile, temp files, etc, etc.
Then, any Windows update will fail. Especially the semi annual Feature update.

What OS did it come with originally?
How much RAM is in it?
 

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