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Why does .NET Framework require 841 MB hard drive space on C:

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework
Just downloaded .NET Framework 4 from Microsoft website. Installation says it requires 841 MB space on my C: drive. Why so much? I am presuming that this is in addition to the space for the other versions of .net installed. This is not going to be installed without a very good reason for this much space required. Can anybody enlighten me on this? Any way to lighten the space requirement load?  

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