You would think that an operating system could fit comfortably on an 8 GB SSD drive? Not without a fuss it seems:
Install Windows 7 on Almost Any Netbook - Windows 7 netbook - Lifehacker - [Delicious]
Since Windows 7 is being made available as essentially an installable demo I wanted to see how it performs on a Netbook. The default takes up something like 16 GB of minimum disk space. Which is a bit out of hand considering that it is just an operating system.