Quite possibly you have inadvertantly left a floopy disk in the flopp disc drive or a data CD in CD-ROM drive. After the computer has powered up check and remove if such discs are found. Otherwise it is your OS or MBR that has gone walkabout, a much more serious problem. Let us know how you fare. Richard Innes Auckland New Zealand unclerichard@xxxxxxxxxxxx - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.