If I open SpywareBlaster and then exit, it closes normally. However, if I check for updates then close it, the program disappears from the desktop, but don't unload completely. I have to close it with Task Manager. I don't know how long this has been happening, and I removed the killbits, uninstalled, then reinstalled the latest version with no change. I run WinXP with 1GB RAM on a 1.1Ghz Athlon. Can you shed some light on this, Javacool?