i always use my notebook for holding my media its awsome using it over my netowrok for file storage, i open win media player and grab all the songs on it play it form up here, post in the forum, its a nice little feature rather then the old days of wmp 6.4 one song at a time kinda remindied me of dos, 1 app at a time anythign esle and youd get errors lol, well htouth id post on the convience (i cant spell) of using xp for networking,