Oh dear, I haven't been reading much of thelist mail in the past few days (been buried in projects). Hence the delay in replying. I just traced Scott's message back to digest # 1301 and fortunately, I have the solution. > That's exactly what I ended up doing. I feel so unclean for it, too. > I'll be researching this on the side; will let you kids know what I find (if > anything) Scott, I banged my head against a wall for 2 days trying to "fix" this problem last year when we launched CNET India. Tried screwing around with permissions... anything I knew. The solution: install Win 2K Service Pack 1. The problem is a bug in IIS 5.0 (confirmed by Microsoft) and the SP fixes it. Regards, Madhu <<< * >>> Madhu Menon Head - User Experience Group Trisoft Systems Pvt. Ltd. Global Software Services Work: http://www.trisoft.net Personal: http://madman.weblogs.com (Would you like fries with your disclaimer?) ------------------------DISCLAIMER--------------------------. The contents of this E-mail (including the contents of the enclosure/(s) or attachment/(s) if any) are privileged and confidential material of Trisoft Systems Private Limited and should not be disclosed to, used by or copied in any manner by anyone other than the intended addressee/(s). If this E-mail (including the enclosure/(s) or attachment/(s)if any ) has been received in error, please advise the sender immediately and delete it from your system. The views expressed in this E-mail message (including the enclosure/(s)or attachment/(s) if any) are those of the individual sender, except where the sender expressly, and with authority, states them to be the views of Trisoft Systems Private Limited.