In a message dated 8/29/03 2:59:06 PM Central Daylight Time, biff15923@xxxxxxxxx writes: << Now , can any one tell me what the hell this is ???? I am afraid to shut down the pc because of it... >> Appears to be a file with the name of "~", residing on your desktop. Possibly created accidently, yesterday. If you didn't create it accidently or on purpose, maybe some type of application you are running did. Might run a virus scan, first, and if no problems, try to find a way to open that file and see what it is. Gary For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.