>next time, i'll be off the 1-year service plan, so i'm hoping >spinhead and i are still on good terms... > >i'm gonna need him > > >rudy > I'm all yours, pal. Just remember, I drink English beer, not Canadian. Sorry. Hey, hardware is a pain. I'm reminded of the two schools of thought regarding learning to sail - one guy says, first thing, capsize the boat. That way, you've been thru the worst, and you'll never be scared again. The other guy says, let's just sail well enought that we're never IN the water, and it won't matter. If you buy a Dell and spend the extra $99 for the three-year warranty, you shouldn't HAVE to learn about hardware. They'll walk you thru anything. Their support is smashing. But I'm always here, just in case . . .