After all the trouble I had I finally got it fixed. Had to buy an external CDrom drive to do it but now I can run any CD anyone sends me. Got Windows all updated and patches in and virus protection all up to date. All cleaned up and ready to compute... /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif Here's a little something I thought you would all enjoy. Takes a few minutes to download but worth the wait. Perfectly safe... Oh Rats!