In a message dated 7/9/03 12:25:15 PM Central Daylight Time, wvjohnson@xxxxxxx writes: << Win98 has a feartue that will allow you to recover up to 5 good boots of your system. my thinking and the easy to do this is if there were no major changes to the system. than go to the dos prompt and type scanreg/restore select the best date that you can think when all was working well and all settings will be there its like system restore in win2000. >> I save registry files on my own, which allows me to go back much further than the 10? versions Win98 allows. However, if I go back to a previous registry file pair, I will lose the installations that I have performed since that particular version of the registry was saved. And, since I don't know whether or not this will solve the problem, I am reluctant to do that. Any other suggestions? Thanks. 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.