Well, it's a little scam, but all the Service Pack allows is you to remove the shortcuts to get to WiMP or OE. In essence, they're still there.
The space it takes up isn't too much compared to the amount of space we have available to us right now. But, if you're tight on space, then that's a whole different story.
<A HREF="http://www.btvillarin.com" target="_new">btvillarin.com</A> won't be down for a while. My site is on a server at RackShack (Texas), and according to the announcement <A HREF="http://www.n2h.co.uk/cwann.htm" target="_new">here</A>, it'll be some time after the new data center is up before he does anything with them. I don't mind the downtime, because it'll be worth the awesome performance he's describing to us.