Remember, edit replies. mmmkay...so if we were certain of the location and safety of the restore CD(s), would there still be a compelling reason to keep the partition? Merin http://www.soap-junkie.com I never fail. I succeed at finding what doesn't work. --Christopher Titus > Yes. It contains all the hardware-specific drivers. And probably the > owner's copy of Windows as well. > > >Hmm. Partition Magic isn't a bad idea. So for a followup question...is > >there any compelling reason to keep that partition intact? - 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.