I have to believe I something is hijacking my router or some other hardware because I reformatted and its still on my desktop AND it effected my wireless laptop without being connected to my desktop... anyway, please advise... I cant afford to buy a new PC, Thanks! ~ken do I just use this advice? ... http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic152662.html or is every situation different? I'll do everything you say, step by step... just please help!