I am/have been but a lot of it is more gook than gooble to me :? (as in 'gooble de gook' I have just happened upon the Realtek website and think *hope*!!! and prayer that I am downloading a driver (the correct one) which may or may not solve the audio problem. It does not explain why IE7 is not showing the tabs anymore (unless MS have removed this function?) nor why am having the problem with the scanner or Outlook signature.