Please remember to edit replies. Probably the best/easiest thing he can do is format and reinstall windows. Clears out a LOT of clutter, and has to be done periodically anyway. Alternatives include external firewire (take up the card slot), usb (1.1 is *slow*) drives, or simply replacing the internal 3.5" drive with a bigger one when you reinstall windows. >Is it even possible to expand HD space on a laptop? I think it has USB >ports (well, surely it does, it's Win 98) - perhaps there is some expansion >gadget he could get? His pc card slot is already full w/a replacement modem >(his got knocked out during a storm). I really would like to avoid >reformatting everything, since I honestly doubt he has any idea where his >restore cds are. TIA... - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.