That defines me pretty well right about now. On startup on my computer i get a folder with a blinking ? but it goes away and my computer satrs up fine, so i reblessed my system folder to see if that worked, nope, missing or extension conflict, nope. So i did a system reinstall. ARGGGGGGGGGG. well, my preferances are down to about 40, but i did back up all my old stuff using the replace and save option. Un fortanatly, IE prefs are gone(does IE have pref?) so know I lost all my bookmarks, cookies, and everything else. ****, and i still have the ? ------------------ mud "A man who knows himself is a man, but a man who does not know himself is not a man but a three legged ratman"