Here's our Windows XP Tip for.. October 26, 2005
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Compress This!
Ever since Stacker in the early to late '90's, everyone's be interested in compressing files to help save disk space. You can still do it, even today, nearly 10 years later.

To compress files in Windows XP, right click on the drive that contains the files you want to compress in Windows Explorer. On the General tab, click the Compress drive to save disk space check box. When you click OK or Apply, Windows XP will compress the contents of the drive. Depending on the size of the drive and the data on it, the operation could take quite a while, so be ready for your computer to be busy for a while.