I see you got your car last week as well... My wife and I love the new car... our daughter has been begging for us to give it to her and get us another one.... but since we waited since 7/07 to get it... I think we will keep it... What color did you get? ours is Blue and silver with a beige (spelling) interior.
Where is he looking for his hard drive icon, on the desktop? If it's not on the desktop, while in the Finder, select "Finder" from the menu bar, and then "Preferences". Under the "General" tab, make sure "Hard Drive" is checked under "Show these items on the Desktop:". Your hard drive should then appear on the desktop.
As an aside, you should join the Tulsa Smart People group if you haven't already done so... located here: