I would love more than anything to throw my pc off a cliff and be left with only my MBP. The problem is I NEED quicken, and my wife uses our desktop for photography and other work related things like logging in to check emails that can only be done on a PC. I would just put windows on my mbp, but it only has 25GB left (out of 160gb), and I still need to install logic. So what should I do? Any way I can make this work with a large external hard drive? Or should I buy a cheap old macmini and use it primarily for a windows machine for quicken and for my wife to get onto her work computer etc? BTW, the main reason I want to get rid of the dang computer is that there are just way too many cords... and pcs just plain suck.