thanx for everyones advice and suggestions firstly. now i have another problem, i get a message when trying to down load software which reads. connection to site failed. An invalid argument was supplied while trying to download xxxxxxxxx where am i going wrong, is my system no good to do the job i want it to. Im not sure on all the tech side of stuff, my knowledge on it is very limited, so, please can anyone help me out, i told u i was a newbie, infact im a conputer virgin?!