Just a side note: You can put 'Office XP' on a Win2K machine. RonL. (Who did just that yesterday afternoon.) -----Original Message----- From: Madhu Menon [mailto:webguru at vsnl.net] +1. I've been on Win2K Pro for nearly two years and I love not having to reboot my machine for months (unless I'm installing new software) as opposed to Win 95/98/ME etc. It's solid, stable, and proven. Go for it!