hmmm good point.... but with all that stuff running youve got me worried now..
..... i guess thats what o get for asking... lol.... yes i have it in the quick boot. i guess its about as *quick* as itll get....takes about 28 secs from the time i hit the power button till i first see the windows screen.
and that is just when i first see it. remainding time is around 10 secs.... thanks for your reply. merry christmas.