the beta will not and cannot work on my windows 98se setup so its back to basics!! 1-i need some help though i would like to have someone post the optimal settings that were posted sometime ago. 2- i got rid of the amon icon in the taskbar is it still working ok? 3- does anyone know why Nod32 changes the setting in your outlook account settings(ie-incoming mail-pop3 to 10500 under advanced settings)? 4-does anyone know why under the same area under servers it changes incoming mail to localhost? thaks for the help..