Hi Carl, I'm self employed. How bout you? Pam Hi Pam, So, you have 4 problems you need help with! I'm sure the experts can offer opinions. Btw, where do you work? Carl I'm still here too. Just been putting in 70+ hr weeks lately so haven't written anything in. But when I do come up for air I plan on asking about controlling a desktop remotely, pros-cons, good-bad, everything anyone cares to share about them. =) And then I want to find out if anyone here is knowledgeable with VB Script. And then I want to pluck everyone's brain about a box running Win98 and won't behave on the network. And the Win2k to Win XP network problem I mentioned still isn't working......but these will have to wait a bit for me to have time for my own machines again. So, it's not from lack of need or want, just lack of time. But if I sit still right now for very long I might doze off. But n...e..........zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Pam Hello - is this list alive?