A swap partition is only beneficial if you can put it on a seperate HDD.
Personally, I have one 12 gig partition for XP+programs, and the remaining partition is for docs, media, etc. And I also archive files and image my system to...
Sorry. . . check this thread:
This one says that you can't even do it with Vista. . .
I'm sorry to say that the...
He's using Nero. Merge this into your registry if you want to see Nero's true burning speed--it's probably not 8x:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Ahead\\Nero - Burning...
Boot up with the Windows XP disc. Step-by-step instuctions (with screenshots) here: