:o told you it was prob a gotcha. i do seem to remember (as though at the end of a long dark tunell) reading something about that, i think.
it does show correctly if you (i) dot the eyes and cross the tees. i keep thinking that these machines are/should do things like people.
i do thank you rdgrimes.
i also think that there should be better integration with these tools. but i will not c/o of the bottom line that i/we get out of them.
thanks again, now off to put in the 52246s and a new hd. by the way, any caveats about winxp? during or after the install? it'll be put on a clean disk as boot drive.