2/4/2009 2:56:10 AM
RE:Number of files
You can remove the folders and files from CMSTemplates folder - there are placed the sample sites. Also, you can remove some web parts from CMSWebParts folder which you do not want to use (446 files) - but there is risk that the web part is used somewhere in the administration interface. Also, customers are requesting new and new features and web parts, etc. so the number will be always bigger.
Most of the files belongs to the admin UI, so it is not recommended to remove them and from my experience, this installation is not very big. My used installation of 4.0RC has about 120MB. I have tried SiteCore and only the installation was about 600MB.