Wish I could help you, Scott. You recall the 547 messages a few weeks ago when everyone was trying to hel me get my network going. It only consists of 3 boxes, each running a different OS, only one running XP and it's the Home version. But based on the info you presented it seems you have discovered a steady trend. Perhaps MS would be interested in your discovery. Pam > > > >Hi, all! > >Has anyone seen problems recently, say since the beginning of the >year, with all XP Pro (don't know about Home) ............... >--Scott. To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.