One of the many complaints about Vista is that it eats up to much of the hard drive. One of the reasons why: Apparantly, system restore can take up to 15% of your hard drive. Windows XP featured a slider bar to control that problem. Vista did away with the slider bar. Here's a great little workaround I found on Lifehacker.
Last updated: Apr 25, 2007
RENEE ORICCHIO is a technology writer and former supervising news producer for CNN Financial News. She has been covering the computer industry since 1987. @oricchio